They don’t make robots like they used to. Instead of plodding through a limited repertory of programmed moves, Toddler learns to walk with a loose, easy gait. Built by Russ Tedrake of MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, the robot combines ideas from bio-mechanics, control theory, and machine learning to push the limits of today’s robotic technology.
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