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Interactive video lesson plan for: A Brief History of Robotics

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Why don’t we have robots taking care of our every need by now? A little history of the field of robotics might help you understand how hard it is to get machines to perform tasks, and how far we’ve come in just a few decades.

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Sources:
http://ed-thelen.org/comp-hist/robots.html
http://www.ifr.org/history/
http://loebner.net/Prizef/TuringArticle.html
http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-18475646
http://www.businessinsider.com/ibms-watson-may-soon-be-the-best-doctor-in-the-world-2014-4
http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/466691
http://depts.washington.edu/givemed/magazine/2011/03/robotics-and-rehab/
http://www.businessinsider.com/military-exoskeletons-2014-8
http://www.defenseindustrydaily.com/ReconRobotics-throwbot-Micro-UGVs-07309/
http://www.army.mil/article/48456/robots-to-rescue-wounded-on-battlefield/
https://books.google.com/books?id=uY-Z3vORugwC&printsec=frontcover&source=gbs_ge_summary_r&cad=0#v=onepage&q&f=false
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/06/26/technology/in-a-big-network-of-computers-evidence-of-machine-learning.html?pagewanted=all&_r=0
http://www.economist.com/blogs/babbage/2013/02/computer-aided-medicine
http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2482/13/S2/S12
http://www.gizmag.com/airdog-auto-follow-action-sports-drone/32576/

http://www.theroboticschallenge.org/content/drc-finals-announcement

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