“Everything you wanted to know about soft, hard and nonmurderous automatons”

Wired’s take on the future of robotics is enthralling, and the images of historical robots in cinema and in the field are nicely chosen. The article concludes with an upbeat projection of a future that will see robots ever more entwined with humans. That future is sure to entail new responsibilities as we manage the relationships between humans and machines of ever-growing capability.  Don’t miss the additional links to related Wired articles in the “Learn more” section following the conclusion.