By Rhys Davies, product manager at Canonical, publishers of Ubuntu
Today’s headlines tend to focus on the weird and wonderful robots of this world: the Hollywood Terminators or mechanical dogs developed by Boston Dynamics and other Silicon Valley start-ups.
The greatest innovations, however, can often be found in the more mundane corners of our society, within the industries and environments people least expect.
It’s happened with medicine and the discovery of penicillin, for example, while Archimedes had his eureka moment in the bath. [Read more…] about The mundane revolution: Unexpected innovations in robotics