Domestic robots are a not too distant reality

When Elon Musk says, as he did this week, that his new priority is using artificial intelligence to build domestic robots, we should not only take note, but look forward to the day we can put our legs up in admiration. Mr Musk is a guy who gets things done. The founder of two “moonshot” tech companies, Tesla Motors and SpaceX, is bringing electric vehicles to mass market and enabling humans to live on other planets. Lest this strike the amateur techie – not that readers of The Independent would ever count among them – as so much hot air, you can be reassured that the near $13bn (£8.8bn) fortune this entrepreneur has amassed comes from practical achievements rather than hypothetical ones. A lot of clever people are terrified about artificial intelligence,…


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