Gill Pratt talks about robots, adaptable software, the military, and private sector humanoids. His robotics program aims to cut the largest cost in defense: logistics. Gill paints a bright future for robotic technology.
Man behind Darpa's robotics challenge: robots will soon learn from each other
Gill Pratt invented legs. Well, sort of: the MIT-educated scientist invented electric series-elastic actuators, the technology that carried the bipedal "dinosaur" robots that wowed the scientific community in the early aughts.