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robots I’d like – underwearbot

Drawing - Tissue Box by pigpogm on Flickr by-nc-sa

Probably need to file this under robots that would need to be AI complete to work as expected – but I’d love to have a robot that could fold underwear into a container in the same way that tissues are folded in a tissue box. That way each pair of pants would just pull out of the box, and leave tomorrows pair ready to grab.

Does a desire not to waste time choosing what to wear make me Seth Brundle out of Cronenberg’s The Fly? Probably heading that way. And let’s not get into the ethical questions of whether it’s morally right to ask a sentient robot to spend it’s time folding my pants.