A Must-Have Robot
I have often heard people say that robots will prove immensely useful in performing household tasks, but I have had a hard time understanding how.
I have also wondered why so much scientific effort goes into making robots look like humans. It is not easy to design robots that walk on two legs, for instance.
The book that tells the full story is here.
See also his visit with Stephen Colbert.
(Hat tip to Spectre)