Humanoid robot mows lawn (sort of)


Are mini-humanoids, such as the popular ROBO-ONE, ready to do useful work? You decide, as well-known ROBO-ONE competitors, the Sugiura family, relax in their yard while Mega-Dynamizer uses what looks like a modified electric lawn trimmer to very slowly mow the lawn (before he falls over after getting stuck on the dog house).

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Gareth Branwyn is a freelance writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of over a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture. He is currently a contributor to Boing Boing, Wink Books, and Wink Fun. And he has a new best-of writing collection and “lazy man’s memoir,” called Borg Like Me.

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