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From the Ted Talk by Henry Evans and Chad Jenkins: Meet the robots for humanity

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What makes Henry's story amazing is it's about understanding Henry's needs, understanding what people in Henry's situation need from technology, and then also understanding what ________ technology can provide, and then bringing those two things together for use in a wise and responsible way. What we're trying to do is democratize ________, so that anybody can be a part of this. We're _________ affordable, off-the-shelf robot platforms such as the A.R. drone, 300 dollars, the Suitable ____________ beam, only 17,000 _______, along with open-source robotics software so that you can be a part of what we're trying to do. And our hope is that, by providing these _____, that you'll be able to think of better ways to provide movement for the disabled, to provide care for our aging population, to help better educate our children, to think about what the new types of middle _____ jobs could be for the future, to both monitor and _______ our environment, and to explore the universe.

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Original Text

What makes Henry's story amazing is it's about understanding Henry's needs, understanding what people in Henry's situation need from technology, and then also understanding what advanced technology can provide, and then bringing those two things together for use in a wise and responsible way. What we're trying to do is democratize robotics, so that anybody can be a part of this. We're providing affordable, off-the-shelf robot platforms such as the A.R. drone, 300 dollars, the Suitable Technologies beam, only 17,000 dollars, along with open-source robotics software so that you can be a part of what we're trying to do. And our hope is that, by providing these tools, that you'll be able to think of better ways to provide movement for the disabled, to provide care for our aging population, to help better educate our children, to think about what the new types of middle class jobs could be for the future, to both monitor and protect our environment, and to explore the universe.

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