UC Berkeley researchers exhibit first instance of ATRIAS robot scaling stepping stones

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After more than three years of research, the Hybrid Robotics group, in partnership with researchers at Carnegie Mellon University, has developed algorithms that allow the ATRIAS robot to scale “discrete terrain” where there may be gaps between footholds and differences in foothold heights, according to Sreenath.
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Telegraph Avenue mural captures spirit of street, city

The intersection of Telegraph Avenue and Dwight Way was once home to Shakespeare & Co., the iconic bookstore that closed down last summer after 51 years of business. Until recently, the former storefront had been a charmless site of blank construction barriers blocking off the ongoing renovation of the building.
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Compulsory computing?

Nearly all high-skill jobs are rapidly becoming digital and quantitative. Doctors and health care providers are scrambling to adapt to new electronic medical record databases. Journalists are increasingly expected to be proficient in Web design and computer graphics. The finance industry has been taken over by mind-twisting mathematical models. Even
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