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    The answer to a growing elderly population and home health care?.....Robots?

    This video is from two years ago....


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    Death panels! /ftw
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    I'm of the opinion that the answer to pretty much anything is "robots."
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    Quote Originally Posted by Djinn View Post
    I'm of the opinion that the answer to pretty much anything is "robots."
    Yeah - but you're probably a robot.

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    BTW, the "boxy TV set with a pill dispenser".....is just the first stage-


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    Probably only affordable by people who are wealthy enough to afford human carers.

    The challenge lies with old, sick, poor people.
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    We've yet to reach the far side of the "uncanny valley."
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    Well, when I'm 90....I want a "Maeve Millay" model.


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    Perhaps robots with AI will decide that taking care of old people is a waste of their time and capabilities.

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