Yes, you’ve just turned your last Allen key.
Nanyang Technological University has spent the last 3 years programming robots in the art of Ikea carpentry.
The Robot Takeover Starts With IKEA
Thanks to their tireless effort, a Scandinavian chair can now be built in 20 minuted by a robot.
That’s only 10 minutes longer than the furniture and meatball company believes you can do it in.
According to a member of the robot training team, “We have achieved the low level capability to teach the robot ‘how to do it’ and then in the next five to 10 years, high level reasoning the ‘what to do’ could be done too.”
What a time to be alive!