- Industrial robots are important and also expensive.
- Wouldn't it be cool if they were made from e-scrap? We suggest attaching a solar panel for extra joy!
- <Bunch of buzzwords around learning and community and end-of-life management.>
- Look at those toy robots made from scrap! (And look, there's also a Dalek that can poop!)
- Let's do what every hobbyist in every hackerspace has been doing daily for near a decade now: take an Arduino, a bunch of random leftover components, and make a "robot" with servos and ultrasound range finders.
- Conclusion: (industrial) robots are important and expensive, but our (Arduino kitbashing) robot shows the way for building them in a more responsible fashion. It also shows how a bottom-up approach to e-scrap could work.
Add spelling & formatting errors to the mix. Flagged for extremely low SNR.
Even 3D printing a robot on the same 3D printer, with the same calibrated parts from manufacturers, with the same software - _still_ requires calibration. The more complicated the robot, the more the errors accumulate.
As for the quality of the paper - I completely blame the journal (who are ultimately responsible for the actions of the reviewers) as this should have been caught earlier. I can understand authors rushing to produce a paper not in their own language, but the profit machine journals need to take more responsibility for what they publish.