By Jacob Templin | Quartz | 6 months 4 days ago | Business
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Robots can ski too, sort of.
A short drive from the Olympic games in Pyeongchang, South Korea is hosting another winter sporting event: Alpine skiing with robots.
Eight teams from universities and companies across the country competed. Each team sent a completely autonomous humanoid down a 70-meter-long ski slope, equipped with sensors to detect obstacles. The result was impressive at times, but...