I programmed a robot arm to give me a high five

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Factories are full of them: Robot arms building cars, etching circuit boards, building iPads.But it wasn’t until recently that they started to work alongside humans and even more recently that average humans like me could program them to do their bidding

Today, I programmed a robot arm to give me a high five and to act out a little comedy sketch

The robot, Universal Robots UR5, is a 40-pound aluminum arm that, fully extended, stands about three feet high. It has six motors and six degrees of freedom. The company brought the robot into Mashable HQ, clamped it onto a table and then we got to work. …

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