mental floss writes:
What do we want robots to do for us? The field of robotics is making great leaps in robot abilities, but these abilities come one at a time. We won’t have Rosie from The Jetsons until the various specific tasks are combined into one machine. When that happens, they will take over. But until then, you’ll have to choose the purpose of your robot, and hope it can do that specific task well. Here are some of the most recently-unveiled robots and what they can do.