Wednesday, March 11, 2009

Where's Threepio?

Science fiction has been teasing us with robots for decades. From Isaac Asimov's tome-like novels filled with law-bound robots to the helpful or menacing 'bots on the big screen, many of us grew up with the idea that a robot-filled future was an inevitability rather than a likely outcome.

So where the hell are they? True, in a way, we do live in a robot-filled future. Robots are teaching classes in Japan, and you could wake up as a cyborg yourself in as little as three years.

(read the rest of the article at DVICE)

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