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Google’s Schmidt predicts benevolent, ‘omnipresent’ robot overlords

07
Mar
2014

What will Google’s robots have in common with Google+? Apparently they’ll be everywhere and you won’t be able to escape them. Bloomberg reports that Google chairman Eric Schmidt said this week that his company is experimenting with using robots to automate a lot of the more mundane tasks we do every day. In this way, says Schmidt, “robots will become omnipresent in our lives in a good way” because they’ll “replace a lot of the repetitive behavior in our lives.” Google has spent a lot of money on buying up robotics firms recently and has scooped up at least eight different robotics companies over the last year alone. Among the companies Google has bought are Boston Dynamics, which is best

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