The Australian Who Invented Roomba


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The Australian Who Invented Roomba

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  Last updated March 23, 2017 at 5:04 pm

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Meet Rodney Brooks, a guy who just likes building robots. But you may know him as the inventor of Roomba, the robotic vacuum cleaner. He talks about the future, the limitations and the possibilities of artificial intelligence and robots.

With thanks to Flinders University for making this interview possible.



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