It’s dirty, it’s dull, it’s enormous, and it’s probably one of the most productive robots on the planet
It’s often the case that the more useful a robot is, the less exciting it is. The robots that do the hardest jobs tend to be straightforward solutions to straightforward problems, because that’s what works. The (self-declared) world’s largest robot is an efficient, grubby example of this—it’s an autonomous train that recently hauled 28,000 metric tons of iron ore 280 kilometers across the Australian desert.
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