How Long Until Robots Move Like Humans?
A central tension in robotics is that while humanity created the robot in its image—the classic humanoid biped of sci-if—those two-legged machines are particularly hard to build. Getting a bipedal robot to not fall on its face, much less walk, is a feat that no one has mastered. For humans, it comes perfectly naturally. But walking on two legs is actually a complicated task, requiring several muscles to perform delicate balancing acts.
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