Elon Musk’s OpenAI is Reading Reddit Threads to Learn English

Simon Kalouche, a Ph.D. student at Carnegie Mellon University, just designed a robot appendage that can jump 32 inches into the air on its own and flail around in vague running motions. If combined with three other such appendages, the robot conglomerate would be able to run and jump all over the place. Kalouche made one GOAT leg — Gearless Omni-directional Acceleration-vectoring Topology — for his thesis, and hopes to make more legs so as to compare the full GOAT’s performance with other high-jumping and fast-running robots. The fact that this robot leg is inorganic, or not inspired by nature, means that a quadruped “will most likely behave unlike any other legged robots or legged animals,” Kalouche writes. Thirty-two inches is quite an achievement for this robot: It’s more than…


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