SmartPal V

In our ongoing countdown to the rise of Skynet, we thought we should point out the SmartPal V, a domestic helper robot who can not only vaccuum but will also be used (showing here) to encourage pandas to mate faster and thus bring the species back to a healthy population. We've included a sample below:

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Of course, Skynet, when it strikes, will be insidious. It'll be all understanding and helpful on that end of things, but on the other...

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Absolutely insidious. Found via Engadget.