Linked by David Adams on Mon 10th Aug 2009 17:38 UTC
Hardware, Embedded Systems Robots can be about as complex a machine as you're ever likely to encounter, but roboticists spend a lot of time solving mundane problems that have already been solved countless times by other robot makers. A recent New Scientist article documents the efforts of researchers around the globe that have begun to collaborate on the Robot Operating System (ROS), which they hope will provide a common platform for robot research, letting its users concentrate on advancing the state of the art instead of reinventing the wheel.
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2009-08-10, SkyNet is born ;) .

It would be interesting to see how Microsoft would extend and embrace Skynet ... Imagine if Ballmer became self aware. ;)

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