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‘Block Party’ to spotlight future of R.I. robotics

Humanity-centered robotics

Chad Jenkins, associate professor of computer science, works on human interactions with useful robots. He and his colleagues, both human and machine, will attend the Robot Block Party Saturday, April 5, at Brown. Credit: Frank Mullin/Brown University

Baxter, PR2, quadcopters and other robots and robotic devices will demonstrate their skills at a Robot Block Party Saturday, April 5, 2014, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Pizzitola Sports Center at Brown University. The activities, free and open to the public, mark the start of National Robotics Week.