Flux: Robot Queen Helen Greiner on robots, drones and the self-aware roomba

“If nobody else is going to invent a dishwashing machine, I’ll do it myself.” That proclamation from Ohioan engineer Josephine Cochrane — who was, incidentally, granddaughter of steamboat inventor John Fitch –started a revolution in homemaking that some 60-years in the making resulted in the popularization of the dishwasher. Cochrane filed a patent in 1886 for… Read More

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