Robots trained as care assistants and security guards

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Could all this be reality within next decade


http://www.telegraph.co.uk/science/1018 ... uards.html
It could well happen, but they wont be cheap and I wonder who would pay for them?
Oh Dear God, whatever next??
Sneak preview?

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What happens if the machine gets the security guard and care assistant protocols mixed up? Image

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I thought most care assistants were robots Image
People reacted much the same way about cashpoint machines at first ... but robots are coming, and unlike paid workers, they are 24hr alert and never nip out for a crafty fag:
http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style ... 86528.html
I for one don't see ATMs and automatic checkouts as entirely positive.
I almost never use an ATM and after the first time I never use an automatic checkout either!