Robotics Will Improve our Way of Living

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Robotics have come a long way from their first start in early greek mythology. They have provided us with numerous products including: houses that send updates to a phone, drones, surgical instruments, prosthetics that act like real human limps, machines that speed up assembly lines, vacuums that don’t need to be pushed, and machines that help disabled individuals perform small tasks. All these products greatly impact several aspects of our modern world, and they are all examples of robots. Karel Cepek is a Czech science-fiction writer who invented the word robot (“THE”). It came from a Czech word which meant slave or forced laborer. In our current time, scientist call a machine that can make decisions without human control a robot. For instance, a thermostat would be considered a robot because it turns on and off according to the temperature change in the house. Robotics positively affect our society because they help improve our everyday lives, help develop new medical breakthroughs, and help improve our military success. Why not start off with the common tasks in our lifestyles? Robotics are good because they continually help improve our everyday lives. Wether it be something as simple as control the temperature of the room to alerting us when there has been a disturbance at our house, robots help us complete common tasks everyday. Scientists are continually working to create robots that can make our everyday lives even simpler and easier than they already are compared to decades ago. For example, imagine ordering your favorite cup of coffee with just one click on an app you have downloaded on your phone, and this is all possible while getting ready to board your flight. That is exactly what the robotics company Briggo has b... ... middle of paper ... ...Web. 23 Mar. 2014. “Researchers Submit Patent Application, 'Surgical Tool, Surgical Robot Having the Same, and Remote Control Robot System', for Approval.” Politics & Government Week 30 Jan. 2014: 9872. Global Issues In Context. Web. 11 Mar. 2014. "Robot can detect and treat breast cancer; Hamilton's image-guided IGAR to star at conference of surgical innovators." Spectator [Hamilton, Ontario] 9 July 2012: A1. Global Issues In Context. Web. 23 Mar. 2014. "Smartphones team with robots to make coffee." Austin American-Statesman [TX] 3 Dec. 2011: B05. Global Issues In Context. Web. 23 Mar. 2014. “THE AGE OF ROBOTS.” Current Events, a Weekly Reader publication 26 Jan. 2001: 2a. Global Issues In Context. Web. 11 Mar. 2014. "US army looks to replace soldiers with robots." Daily Telegraph [London, England] 22 Jan. 2014: 16. Global Issues In Context. Web. 11 Mar. 2014.
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