Robots with artificial intelligence have been a science fiction staple for decades, but now some researchers might be close to making them a reality. New York Times
contributing writer Robin Marantz Henig
and Massachusetts Institute of Technology Professor Rodney Brooks
describe new machines that can make eye contact, read social cues, and even help out around the house. Are they too good to be true?
Read Henig's article, "The Real Transformers."
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