Perhaps like us, you’ve been getting texts and tweets from colleagues who are in sunny Las Vegas at the Consumer Electronics show, in which tomorrow’s hyped gadgets are on display today.
We’re pretty sure this isn’t overhyped.
The robot was designed by a Boston company and, of course, is intended for “agile manufacturing automation,” which has the faint ring of “replace humans.”
Related: Automakers on the road to self-driving cars at Consumer Electronics Show (Los Angeles Times).
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Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started the two most popular blogs in the history of MPR and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.
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