Sunday, September 7, 2014

Brainy, Yes, But Far From Handy

2006: Mako surgical (founder: roboticist Rony Abovitz) began offering a robot that offers precise haptic feedback to surgeons repairing arthritic knee joints.

Abovitz is now President & CEO of Magic Leap, Inc., whose motto is: "Most people are focused on making machines smarter. Wouldn't it be better if we focused on making people smarter?"

John Markoff
The Financial Express
Sep 7 2014

Robots still lack a critical element— a well-developed sense of touch
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