robot at the grocery store last night. definitely creeped out watching it wander the store on its own. those googly eyes don’t fool anyone. customers around me were all pretty unnerved too.

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That seems like an awfully specific use for such a large platform and formfactor.

I feel like that thing should do more than that.

@thegibson i’m not convinced that it’s limited to spill detection. it moves so slowly by the time it gets from one end of the store to the other the spill will be reported and cleaned. nah. it’s gotta be doing other info gathering.

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It seems to me that, like the old pirate adage says, if you can watch it, you can record it.

So the question is: how will robots do their work if they don't have cameras? And if a task requires a camera, how do we know is not recording? And what measures can we take so it won't record anything it doesn't need?

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