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Asimo. Photo courtesy of Franck V

Human-looking robots capture our imagination and keep us awed with innovation; we want them to help us: make our lives more comfortable and safe; but everything around us seems to be changing at an exponential pace, we risk drifting with no clear sense of direction.

To hold the steering wheel firmly, we have to understand where our boat of human creation is heading; we have to rewind the tape and look at the bigger picture.

In this age of constant change it’s easy to forget that robotics started somewhere; that there is a clear connecting line between past and present…

Paul Schydlo

Curious mind. Robotics and Artificial Intelligence PhD student. Roboticist for Social Good.

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