A day in the near future — how new designs will change our lives (New York Times video)

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SOON, RESPONSIVE ROBOTS and products will help us wake up, perform at work and make us dinner.

Carla Diana and the artist Katie Turner give us a glimpse of a typical day in our near future in this New York Times video.

But . . . always a but, right? . . . is what's shown good or bad?

Three of the comments at the YouTube site:

Carilyn Zhang: "Then people will not know how to use their brain to do some basic activities in life. Terrible. I don't want to live a life like this."

HCHSGuy: "These are all ways in which we will become more stupid - we are all perfectly capable of remembering where to bike, turning on our stereo system, and we also love cooking!"

Jackieathiful: "I read read the comments. A lot are negative. I think it is very creative. There are days that I wish I had some help. Come on, it is funny. Lighten up. You sound like your angry at a video."

Last modified: January 29. 2013 12:46PM
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