Oswald McWeany writes: Forget assembly lines, vacuuming floors, or conquering humanity; robots, it seems, have learned a new skill, cleaning hair. This may at first sound frivolous for robotic engineering but the 24 fingered robot is seen as an aide to the elderly or disabled.
"The Avis WIZARD decides if you get to drive a car. Your head won't touch the
pillow of a Sheraton unless their computer says it's okay."
-- Arthur Miller