I Heart My Roomba


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I like my roomba. It actually works. Occasionally it gets stuck under the sofa, but that’s only because I don’t use the light barrier thing. The kids are a lot happier tidying their rooms for the robot to vacuum than for me to vacuum.


There was an old Isaac Asimov story about the introduction of humanoid robots. People couldn’t handle them, so the company scaled back to selling little fruit-fly catching autonomous flyers and other obviously beneficial non-threatening devices to socially engineer attitudes towards robots. I think that the roomba is just such a project. iRobot, the manufacturer, also make military robots.


2 thoughts on “I Heart My Roomba”

  1. I looove my Roomba too! And my Scooba 😉 Makes my live much much easier, besides that they are fun to watch

  2. I looove my Roomba too! And my Scooba 😉 Makes my life much much easier, besides that they are fun to watch

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