Dave Leggett | 30 November 2007
Saw this article in today's Times newspaper about robots. I've seen clips of Honda's ASIMO running and it's impressive stuff. How quickly are these robots coming? Probably Japan is the place to go to for an answer to that. The labour shortage there could well be a driver. Looks like there's a growing shortage of people there to do the dirty jobs and they don't have the equivalent of Poland/Romania/Mexico etc on their doorstep. Well, actually, they do, but they ain't letting them in and they'd rather have robots.
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