Rodney Brooks:
Robots will invade our lives

TED2003 · 18:47 · Filmed Feb 2003
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In this prophetic talk from 2003, roboticist Rodney Brooks talks about how robots are going to work their way into our lives — starting with toys and moving into household chores ... and beyond.

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Rodney Brooks builds robots based on biological principles of movement and reasoning. The goal: a robot who can figure things out. Full bio
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