The Rise of Robots and the Decline of Humanity

June 2002
Earth Island Journal;Summer2002, Vol. 17 Issue 2, p20
Features the creation of autonomous robots. Observations from ActiveMedia; Description of the child-sized robot created by Honda; Information on robotic pets in U.S. and Japan.


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