ROBOTICS

You Can’t Always Get the Robot You Want, but Maybe You Can Get the One You Need

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Anthony (Tony/Pcunix) Lawrence
Published in
3 min readApr 19, 2024

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A cartoon of an elderly man, slightly bent over, being assisted by a robot that looks like a doll or a toy, as they walk together in a peaceful park.
AI image by ChatGPT 4 from my prompt

I’ve been thinking more about the reports of Apple’s robotics lab. There have been jubilant articles where writers have seen this as a bright new future for Apple. I’ve been quite less enthusiastic, but maybe I was wrong.

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Anthony (Tony/Pcunix) Lawrence
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Retired Unix Consultant. I write tech and humor mostly but sometimes other things. See my Lists if your interests are specific.