Archive: 09/22/2008

To queue or not to queue?

If there's one thing that separates humankind from the animals, it's that human beings wait in lines. To make a deposit at the bank, to pay for groceries, even to vote -- we've all learned to queue, one behind the other. ...

Sep 22, 2008 3 / 5 (4) 1

Robot wheelchair finds its own way

( -- MIT researchers are developing a new kind of autonomous wheelchair that can learn all about the locations in a given building, and then take its occupant to a given place in response to a ...

Sep 22, 2008 3.9 / 5 (9) 0