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Robotics 101: No, They Can't Take Over The World (Yet)

Raquel Vélez
December 06, 2014

Robotics 101: No, They Can't Take Over The World (Yet)

Introductory robotics talk at RobotsConf 2014

Raquel Vélez

December 06, 2014
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  1. Robotics 101:
    No, They Can’t Take Over the World
    (Yet)
    Brought to you by @rockbot

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  2. What is a robot?

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  3. http://bit.ly/1i4ivug

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  4. http://bit.ly/1mBltMr

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  5. http://bit.ly/1e3XRgO

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  6. ro·bot (ˈrōˌbät,ˈrōbət) - noun
    a machine capable of carrying out a complex
    series of actions automatically, esp. one
    programmable by a computer.
    synonyms: automaton, android, golem

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  7. ro·bot (ˈrōˌbät,ˈrōbət) - noun
    a machine capable of carrying out a complex
    series of actions automatically, esp. one
    programmable by a computer.
    synonyms: automaton, android, golem

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  8. Matthew Bergman
    @fotoverite

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  9. Matthew Bergman
    @fotoverite

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  10. Susan Hinton
    @noopkat

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  11. Matthew Bergman
    @fotoverite

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  12. Matthew Bergman
    @fotoverite

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  13. Anatomy of a Robot

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  14. Sensors
    Actuators
    (Motors)
    Intelligence
    (Computers)
    Chassis
    (Body)

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  15. Three categories of robots

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  16. Remote Controlled
    1

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  17. Elijah Insua
    @tmpvar
    http://bit.ly/1s3ORdg

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  18. Semi-Autonomous
    2

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  19. http://bit.ly/1vVJocf
    http://bit.ly/1jGNrF5

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  20. http://bit.ly/15TYHtG
    http://bit.ly/15TZefo

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  21. Amount of
    Human Control
    Amount of
    Robot Control
    Remote Controlled
    Semi-Autonomous
    Autonomous

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  22. Three hardest problems in
    robotics (imo)

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  23. Data Collection
    1

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  24. http://bit.ly/1A3D2bu

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  25. Sensor Fusion
    3

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  26. http://bit.ly/1G2TJHZ

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  27. Don’t be :-)

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  28. Raquel Vélez
    @rockbot
    raquel@ js.com

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