Domo Arigato, PR2?

(I revamped an old blog post, but all of the information remains true, as Willow Garage is still working with the PR2 robot. There is a ton of new information available on their website. There's also been a price drop for those interested in buying a Personal Robot; the price has decreased from $400,000 to … Continue reading Domo Arigato, PR2?

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Robotics Challenge From DARPA

(Written for, and previously published on, GeekSmash.com) If I had told you five years ago that the government-funded research agency known as DARPA was going to be hosting a robotics competition, would you have believed me? I’m not sure that I would have. The story sounds more like a really cool sci-fi film more than … Continue reading Robotics Challenge From DARPA