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Phil Pilgrim (PhiPi)
08-19-2011, 03:38 AM
Gearge Devol, credited with the invention of the robot arm, passed away at 99 last week:


http://www.nytimes.com/2011/08/16/business/george-devol-developer-of-robot-arm-dies-at-99.html

If you've ever seen videos of a modern automobile factory in operation, you can't help but to appreciate this man's contribution to automation.

-Phil

RDL2004
08-19-2011, 11:02 PM
Unimate steals the show (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yKo6KMkuVAk).

I always liked Johnny Carson.

Pliers
08-20-2011, 09:09 AM
Great show. Thanks for the link.