"Robots." For most of us, the word still conjures up images of clunky tin men and scary artificial intelligences, ora little more favorablythe cute but basically useless robot dogs and automatic vacuum cleaners that are slowly starting to populate our homes. But as the last issue of <interactions> shows, robots are coming, and interaction designers will have to deal with them sooner rather than later. Robots will not just be amusing toys or specialized factory installations, but will appear in situations where we would never even imagine a robot today. In fact, we will most probably not even think…
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