A few months ago, a particularly entertaining story about a Roomba that accidentally spread dog poop all around a family’s home circulated around the internet. Lately, you can find entire forums dedicated to robot fails and entertain yourself for hours with gifs of robots doing something obviously wrong and therefore hilarious. From stories and clips like these, one may rightly draw the conclusion that robots just aren’t smart enough yet to realize the nightmares of Elon Musk or Stephen Hawking. However, that day may still come. Robotics as a field of engineering is rapidly taking off, and students with experience through FIRST or VEX programs already have a great head-start in the field.
Happy New Year everyone! Each new year invites us to simultaneously reflect on the past, while looking ahead and planning for the future. There have been many exciting changes at RIM recently, and many more that will occur over the next few years, and today I'd like to highlight a few of our past successes and share with you a look at our future.
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