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This Autonomous Robot Can Build An IKEA Chair In Less Than 21 Minutes

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Artificial intelligence has mastered something that humankind has failed at, repeatedly.

source/image: PBS NewsHour

An autonomous robot, designed by mechanical engineers in Singapore, can now assemble an IKEA chair from scratch without a manual in less than 21 minutes.

Such a feat has been described as the “equivalent of the moon landings for robotics” because the skills required are straightforward but immensely complex.

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Damn those wooden dowels!And it illustrates the tremendous distance that automated systems robots have traveled in a short period time. The study was published Wednesday in Science Robotics.

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