Wednesday, April 14, 2010

I Heart Robots

As someone who really needs my own Rosie the Robot to clean my home, I could watch videos of robots making things neat all day. It's also interesting to think about the rhetoric of the demo that robotics lab videos represent and the interest in breaking down and optimizing everyday tasks -- like humans folding t-shirts -- to Taylorist perfection for which a robot is necessarily imperfectly equipped.



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