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How robots will invade our lives: Rodney Brooks on TED.com

Posted by: Tedstaff

In this prophetic talk from 2003, roboticist Rodney Brooks talks about how robots are going to work their way into our lives — starting with toys and moving into household chores … and beyond. (Recorded February 2003 in Monterey, California. Duration: 18:47.)

Watch Rodney Brooks’ 2003 talk on TED.com, where you can download this TEDTalk, rate it, comment on it and find other talks and performances from our archive of 300+ TEDTalks — including more talks about robots.

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Comments (1)

  • Gerry Snakpe commented on Oct 1 2008

    Having a robot vacuum the carpet is one thing but I’d really like one to dust, clean the toilets and take out the trash.
    Maybe by 2012? ;-)