New robot stands-in for office workers

May 26, 2010 Full story: web.orange.co.uk 10

Officer workers will soon be capable of being in two places at once - virtually - thanks to their very own robot.

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corey B

United States

#1 May 26, 2010
this is laziness on a whole new level. it seems like its good only for the sick worker.
Madie

Benoni, South Africa

#2 May 26, 2010
Wonder if it would be of any help after hours when I have a 'headache'?

“Ave Satanas”

Since: Dec 06

Bratislava, Slovakia

#3 May 26, 2010
Sweeeeeet !!

I would use it everyday cause Im lazy,Im surprised I find enough energy to type on topix.

Since: Aug 09

Walnutport, PA

#4 May 26, 2010
The robots usually work the graveyard gear shift....

“....VETS”

Since: Jan 08

WELCOME HOME

#5 May 26, 2010
damn , thought we already had that , and they are based in India for about $1,500 per year and we call them a support staff..
was-burg steve

Everetts, NC

#6 May 26, 2010
If only PennDOT can teach them to lean on shovels...

“Kiss Me You Fool!”

Since: Jan 08

Atlanta via Brooklyn NY

#7 May 26, 2010
Teach a robot to your job? You better make sure the robot demands higher pay, and refuses healthcare, 401k, stock contributions, etc.

“Out in the West Texas”

Since: Mar 08

town of El Paso

#8 May 26, 2010
I bet that dumb robot can't spend half the day on Topix thinking up some really spiffy posts.

“....VETS”

Since: Jan 08

WELCOME HOME

#9 May 26, 2010
William Pena wrote:
I bet that dumb robot can't spend half the day on Topix thinking up some really spiffy posts.
big deal , neither can half of the posters here

“behind curtain #1”

Since: Jul 08

Location hidden

#10 May 26, 2010
When they get a robot that can sit in, and not just stand in,I'll be happy.

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