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Robot Monday: Willow Garage’s beer-fetching robot

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Alright, alright, we know that beer is funny. Whenever you mention beer or alcohol of any kind everyone snickers and gets far too excited and then some frat boy makes some weird cheering/groaning noise and suddenly you’re far more popular than you were two seconds ago.

So, let’s get the stupid beer snickers (HAHA BEER) out of the way right now and focus on the fact that the above robot is astonishing. Willow Garage’s PR2 robot uses a combination of technologies I don’t understand to open a fridge, choose the beer you want, and then bring it to you.

Anyway, here’s how the folks at Willow Garage (great name, by the way)  describe the robot’s functions:

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