Robots


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Robot

A machine capable of carrying out a complex series of actions automatically, esp. one programmable by a computer. The term was coined in 1921 by a Czech writer, based on the Czech word for worker.

Android

A robot with a human appearance.

Automaton

a moving mechanical device made in imitation of a human being.

Cyborg

A theoretical person whose physical abilities are extended beyond normal human limitations by mechanical elements built into the body.


Super-strong robot pulls heavy loads
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yYYqXY3L2wc

ROBOY- Tendon Driven Humanoid Robot
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w3TGMjJLOl8

Michio Kaku: How to Stop Robots From Killing Us
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JPVOPzYiCeg

Valkyrie - NASA
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IE-YBaYjbqY

Robot Jumps on Water
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zkRUqgpR6hQ

Robot capable of handling unfamiliar objects unveiled
http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/0/e83c085e-39b9-11e4-93da-00144feabdc0.html

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