Will 2011 be the year of the robot?

Will 2011 turn into the year of robots and Artificial Intelligence?

In South Korea, a school is using robots to teach English to children. The robots are remotely guided by teachers in the Philippines.

In China, a hot-pot restaurant is using 40 robots as servers and receptionists.

The US no doubt will use robots to hunt down terrorists.

Meanwhile, Google is developing a robot-driven car to chauffeur you around.

Japanese inventor Hiroshi Ishiguro is developing some of the world’s most advanced and lifelike robots.

Guest starring Ionut Morosanu as Drunk Boy.

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