Robots Are Going To Rule The World
Robots are about to get you fired. But let's face it, that's because they're so much better at your job than you are.
Because sometimes friendship requires an off switch.
Watch the little androids play electronic music.
Made by Ishikawa Oku Laboratories, this robot can't lose. Why was it made? Something to do with "human-machine cooperation systems." Which we don't get, but what the hey.
Prepare to bow to your robot overlords. This 11-lb robot can jump 30 feet in the air. Supposedly it's "for science", but it's pretty obvious that SkyNet is behind it.
It's all fun and games until they become self-aware.
From a technological perspective, this is pretty amazing stuff. But from a human perspective, it's about the most depressing thing you can imagine.
Of course, it's a fixie. I, for one, welcome our new hipster robot overlords.
Forget exploring the universe, performing microsurgeries, or protecting the human race. The PR2 robot is built for one purpose - pick up dog poop.
Robots are slowly taking over. The proof is right here, as a robot fills in for a shampoo person at a salon.
And here my money was on the Japanese. With the goal of bringing service robots to help people, Emirates based PAL Robotics has developed some of the world's most advanced humanoid robots, the REEM-series.
One step closer to the reality of Will Smith's "I, Robot" (terrifying, I know), these robots created by Toyota can actually run about 7 km/hr.