The creators of the PR2 robot are finally done making it fold their laundry. Now they’ve finally put it to some good, honest labour: billiards. It’s just like The colour of Money, except Paul Newman is a task-oriented robot.
Willow Garage’s PR2 robot already knew how to find its own electrical outlet. Now that it’s also learning how to generalise actions, it’s only a matter of time before it’s mixing me the perfect highball.