Robots Can Now Flawlessly Iron Clothes

GIF: YouTube Somewhere on the laundry list of things that humans can do easily and robots totally suck at it handling clothes. A shirt isn’t a rigid object like a coffee cup, for example, which robots can quite easily handle; folding and ironing one requires some seriously advanced on the fly computing. Well, here’s some comforting or terrifying news, depending on which side of the “robots are going to take all our jobs or make life awesome” debate: robots can totally iron clothes all by themselves now. What’s more, the robot is honestly a hell of a lot better at ironing than I am—and, let’s face it, probably you, too. I mean, just look at that technique, those crisp lines… Frankly, the end result speaks for itself. In…


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