In case you'd like to work from home
Anna Weggel is a producer on our Public Insight team.Â She whomped up this blog post:
On mornings when you just can't get up the will to roll out of bed and head to work, your robot will go for you.Â Anybots QB is a browser-controlled telepresence robot with a live webcam that can replace you at your cube, in meetings, or mill around your office weirding out your coworkers.Â It retails at $15,000 and will be available this fall.
This is just what Dean Pomerlau talked with us about last week.Â He's a researcher at Intel, and he's working on ways technology can read your mind. In our podcast version of the show, Pomerlau talks about robotic telepresence. And of course, you'll be able to use your mind to tell those robots what to do.Â