Vijay Kumar: Flying Robots | Lex Fridman Podcast #37

0:00 – Introduction
0:58 – First robot
3:37 – Proudest accomplishments
5:32 – Drone, UAV, aerial robot terminology
6:23 – Biologically inspired robotics
8:34 – Swarm as an individual organism
11:18 – Distributed control
15:04 – Types of flying robots
19:57 – Math in a TED talk
20:29 – What does it take to make a robot fly?
27:09 – Getting from point A to point B
29:22 – Machine learning in robotics
33:53 – Autonomous vehicles
37:05 – Autonomous driving vs autonomous flight
38:52 – Applications of robot swarms
40:12 – Batteries
42:30 – Flying cars
44:03 – Robots and humans
49:48 – Sci-fi inspired fears of robots
52:22 – Open problems in robotics


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