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Rewriting Life

Machine in Motion

MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab pushes the limits of today’s robotic technology.

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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