Don’t worry, the robot uprising isn’t coming yet. The mechanic athletes competing Hoengseong, about an hour outside Pyeongchang, South Korea are a mess.
Eight robotics teams from South Korea’s research institutes, universities and a private company competed in a tournament called “Edge of Robot: Ski Robot Challenge.” The goal? Race robots down a ski slope without crashing and take home $10,000.
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The whole tournament is pretty adorable. This leashed robot, named Ludobi, made it through the slaloms without hitting any obstacles, but had its human creators trotting after it. Read more…
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