Mobile Aloha: Google's New Open Source Robot
Issue #379
14 Jan 2024
$32,000 for your own trainable semi-autonomous robot seems like a bargain to me. What’s more the fact that source code is open source, means that the distribution of embodied AI like this is much more likely spread throughout society than the walled garden approach favoured by the likes of Apple. It’s an unquestionably impressive demonstration, and a clear signal that manual, on-premise work is not safe from disintermediation either.