Center for Internet & Society (CIS)

Founded in 2000 by Lawrence Lessig, the Center for Internet and Society (CIS) is a public interest technology law and policy program at Stanford Law School and a part of Law, Science and Technology Program at Stanford Law School. CIS brings together scholars, academics, legislators, students, programmers, security researchers, and scientists to study the interaction of […]

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Willow Garage

Willow Garage develops hardware and open source software for personal robotics applications. Vision We see personal robots as the next paradigm-shifting personal productivity tool.  By investing in open source and open platform adoption models, we aim to lay the groundwork for the use of personal robotics applications in everyday life. Who We Are Willow Garage is a team of […]

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National Robotics Week Events The congressionally mandated National Robotics Week will be held April 9-17 this year ( http://www.nationalroboticsweek.org ). Silicon Valley Robotics is spearheading events and program in the Bay Area. We will be holding our 2nd Robotics Block Party open to the public that week at Stanford’s VAIL Center. If you manage or […]

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Seventy individuals from the bay area robotics community attended the SVR networking event and marketing panel held on October 27, 2010. Willow Garage hosted the event and included building tours. The marketing panel included: Rich Mahoney (Director of Robotics at SRI), Jeff Baird (Director of Engineering, Adept), Keenan Wyrobek (Co-Director Personal Robotics Program, Willow Garage) and Steve Jurvetson […]

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Silicon Valley Robotics launches organization in January 2010

Individuals from bay area robotics companies showed their support at the SVR launch event held in January 2010 at SRI. The purpose of the meeting was to create a platform for discussion about the state of robotics in this region relative to the rest of the country, and to explore the advantages of organizing a […]

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