Servo Magazine ( March 2017 )

How do You Define a Robot?

By Tom Carroll    View In Digital Edition  

To determine just what is considered a robot, I guess we can apply something like the duck test: “If it looks like a duck, swims like a duck, and quacks like a duck, then it probably is a duck.” My version is: “If it looks like a robot, walks like a robot, and acts like a robot, then it is probably a who knows what.” I changed the last part for a good reason. There seems to be no clear definition of a robot.


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