Remember back in the day, when your contingency plan for the robot uprising was to hide in the closet under the stairs and close the door? Well… you’re gonna need a plan B. Erico Guizzo of IEEE Spectrum writes:
To be useful in human environments, robots must be able to do things that people do on a daily basis — things like opening doors, drawers, and cabinets. We perform those actions effortlessly, but getting a robot to do the same is another story. Now Georgia Tech researchers have come up with a promising approach.