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iCandy: Pairing People With Processors

This month's edition features robotic pants that make the lame walk, an electronic eye embedded in the back of a man's head, and a walking Internet billboard

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Philipp Robbel, an MIT robotics student, has answered the question “What do you get when you cross a cousin of iRobot’s Roomba automated floor sweeper with Microsoft’s Kinect gesture-recognizing, hands-free game controller?” His “KinectBot” will heed you when you point out that it missed a spot.

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