Perhaps someday soon we’ll all have housekeeping robots like the Jetsons.
Making robots more like us
By Yudhijit Bhattacharjee
“Call it crazy, but Monica Nicolescu has taken a robot under her wing. At a robotics laboratory at the University of Southern California, she puts the two-wheeled machine through its paces, leading it through a maze of short plastic pillars to an orange box on the floor. It follows her around the lab, observing and reproducing her every step.”