While Hawking foresees this future as many decades from now, autonomous robots are reality today. In fact, Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) recently announced the 8th iteration of its fulfillment center that relies heavily upon autonomous robots.
In the tech Friday edition of Where the Money Is Fool tech analyst Nathan Hamilton discusses this weeks news while touching upon different forms of "thinking" computers that populate our daily lives.
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