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