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Hold this beam for me, friend robot, and let us construct a house together

By | Artificial Intelligence, construction, Gadgets, Hardware, Robotics, Science, woodworking

Being a neophyte in the world of woodworking — I’ve made a shabby but sturdy shed — I can appreciate the value of a good partner who can help measure, cut, hold stuff, and generally be a second pair of hands. The usual drawback with humans is you have to pay them or feed them in return for this duty. So imagine my delight in finding that ETH Zurich is pioneering the art of robot-assisted woodworking!

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