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Death of The Cowboy

from Popular Mechanics

Meet SwagBot: The Four-Wheeled Robot Cowboy

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SwagBot is the world’s first robot cowboy, built to roam the rugged Australian terrain.

While it will be doing some cowboy work, make no mistake: SwagBot is less like John Wayne and maybe a little more like a hyper-competent herding dog. It can corral cows and pull trailers, doing the type of work seen in the early parts of Brokeback Mountain. It can go through swamps, up hills, and over rocks. It’s not the first robot to hit the farms of the Australian outback, which are vast, remote and often difficult to access.

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Posted on July 16, 2016 by Editor

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