• Robots invade the construction site

    4 days ago - By Ars Technica

    Theresa Arevalo was in high school when she first tried finishing drywall at her brother's construction company. “It's a fine art,” she says of mudding-applying and smoothing drywall. “Like frosting a cake, you have to give the illusion that the wall is flat.”
    Fast-forward a few decades: Arevalo now works at Canvas , a company that's built a robot using artificial intelligence that's capable of drywalling with almost as much artistry as a skilled human worker.
    The robot has been deployed, under Arevalo's supervision, at several construction sites in recent months, including the new Harvey...
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