It’s offical: Humans obsolete

18 May

In a further sign of the apocalypse (and the robot conspiracy), a student at Carnegie Mellon has developed a origami folding robot.

Devin Balkcom, a student in Carnegie Mellon University's doctoral program in robotics, was looking for a challenge when he decided to develop the world's first origami-folding robot as the subject of his thesis. Origami, the ancient Japanese art of paper sculpture, looks deceptively simple at first glance.

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If we can train a robot to fold paper into frogs and swans, what use will robots have for humans in the future?

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