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Talk: Robots as benign workmates

With robots vacuuming rugs at home, competing in feats of dexterity in high schools, and helping surgeons in heart and prostate operations, views of robots as demon machines are misplaced, says SRI International engineer and robotics scholar Rich Mahoney. Mr. Mahoney will give a talk on the state of robotics at the September Cafe Scientifique set for Tuesday, Sept. 13, at 6 p.m. at SRI International headquarters at Middlefield Road and Ringwood Avenue in Menlo Park.

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