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Rodney Brooks

In the June 10 episode of Bloomberg’s Brink TV show, Bloomberg takes a look at the future of robotics, in particular Baxter, the new manufacturing robot from Professor Rodney Brooks’ Rethink Robotics. Professor John Leonard, a principal investigator at CSAIL, is interviewed during the program, on his use of Baxter in a research setting. Baxter, “lets us think of new possibilities and new ways to use them (robots) in ways that might not have seemed feasible before,” said Leonard of his group’s work with Baxter.

Check out the full segment below.