20 Pictures of Awesome Robots Doing Boring Chores

    May 17, 2012 at 6:00 am

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    Back in the 1980s, we totally thought robots would be like this:

    awesome gun robot

    and maybe a little like this:


    But now, we’re well into the 21st Century, and it turns out robots look more like this:

    The best technology on the planet is being developed into robots that do the most mundane household chores. To express our general discontent that the Singularity is taking its sweet time, we found 20 pics of classy robots forced to do menial tasks:

    Serving drinks




    Floor Mopping


    Scooping candy


    Washing dishes


    Hair Washing


    Dustbusting the pavement




    Getting cereal




    Serving food

    This "meal" appears to consist of a salad, a piece of bread, and a ketchup bottle.


    Folding towels


    lawn mowing


    Dish washing




    Dishwasher loading robot


    blue robot




    Robot on bike

    Painting the wall

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