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Stephen Whitten

What is a robot?

by Stephen Whitten on April 26, 2010

The tale of the Tower of Babel in the book of Genesis explains why commonly understood definitions are critical to everything we do. In biblical Babylon, because all people spoke a single, simple language, the potential for human accomplishment was limitless. However, because humans revealed that they would use this power of communication for personal [...]


When convenience store owners were struggling to stop hold ups in the mid 1980s, I came up with the idea of ?interactive security technology.? Our system (cutting edge for the time, primitive by today?s standards) reduced loss by more than 90% using two-way audio and video between more than 1,000 stores and our command center.