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Slideshow: Robots Tackle Surprising Tasks

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mattd
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The task I want
mattd   11/1/2013 9:50:01 AM
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How about a robot that can actually scratch my back...I might be willing to pay some good money for that!

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Re: The new race of robots
Droid   11/1/2013 9:26:35 AM
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Not sure about having a robot care for me while I'm drooling in my oatmeal at the nursing home.  I'm thinking there are a number of disgusting cleanup tasks that the nursing staff would like to pass on to the new robotic staff....   So please if you are developing a robot - make sure it has gentle hands.

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The new race of robots
Rob Spiegel   10/31/2013 8:04:28 PM
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For decades, robots have completed repetitive human tasks in automotive factory lines. Now robots are getting a crack at more sophisticated human tasks such as administer drugs and washing the hair of hospital patients.

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