Can smiley-faced robot Roomba replace your friends? Hopefully not.

Can Siri or Alexa replace your need for friends? Well, maybe – but that may not be a good thing

As humans we have a fundamental need to belong, but how much can that be satisfied by talking to a voice assistant or a machine, researchers ask. Among their conclusions: don’t make robots look or sound too human

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Can smiley-faced robot Roomba replace your friends? Hopefully not.
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