Robots are playing an increasing role in our world, and while we perhaps haven’t reached the utopian future with robotic housekeepers imagined for us in the Jetsons, robotics are making advances in many fields.
Now, with the advances of self driving cars, drones, and other transport technologies, the line between what is a robot and what is a vehicle is steadily blurring.
But let’s be honest: a lot of us have an interest in robotics simply because it’s fun!
There are a number of open hardware platforms for getting started with robotics. There is also open source software. This article lists a few you might want to check out.