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Barista-bot Automated Coffee Kiosk

In the University of Texas at Austin, a coffee making machine is going to challenge not only how we get our coffee, but how our society works. Not just coffee service, but many other industries and manufacturing processes are also changing rapidly. Robotics offers a partial solution to the blizzard of business strangling government regulations. […]

1709 – Vaucanson – bio

Jacques Vaucanson was born in Grenoble, France in 1709 and was an inventor and engineer who mainly constructed automated machines known as automatons. These were early versions of robots. His most famous robot was the duck, which could flap its wings, stretch its neck and simulated digestion. He learned anatomy from discussions with surgeons and […]