President Obama Likes Robots (Yay!)

barack obama loves robots

On Monday, U.S. President Barack Obama opened the (first ever) White House Science Fair with the following:

“One of the great joys of being President is getting to meet young people like all of you -- and some of the folks in the other room who I just had a chance to see some of their exhibits and the work that they were doing. It’s inspiring -- and I never miss a chance to see cool robots when I get a chance.”

Wow, me neither! Also introduced at the event was a new DARPA initiative to give resources to students to help them build those aforementioned robots. BTW, I’m still waiting to hear back on that anti-robot takeover czar position

[ The White House Blog ] via [ Robot Living ]

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