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October 10, 2013

Mtg: The History of Robots

by @ 7:39 pm. Filed under ALL, BioEngineering, Computers/Software, Electronics Design, Engineering Mgmt
 

MONDAY November 4, 2013
SCV Life Members
Speaker: Dave Grossman, IEEE Fellow
Time: Networking at 6:00 PM; dinner at 6:30 PM
Cost: $25 for IEEE members; $27 for non-members
Place: Michaels Restaurant, 2960 N Shoreline Blvd., Mtn.View
RSVP: from website, or by email to lowell@klaisner.com
Web: www.ieee4life.org/SCV

An irreverent non-technical review of the history of surprisingly animate machines, from ancient Egypt to current times.  Areas include teleoperators for hazardous environments, assembly systems, medical applications, entertainment, and science fiction.  The talk has over 100 slides, covering such varied topics as Memnon son of Dawn, Drozâ??s automata, Vaucansonâ??s duck, cathedral clocks, Von Kempelenâ??s chess player, household robots, Asimovâ??s laws, Disneyland, dinosaurs, and movie droids and cyborgs.

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