[Reuters] Robots turn off senior citizens in aging Japan

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[Reuters] Robots turn off senior citizens in aging Japan - 09/20/07 11:26 AM

TOKYO (Reuters) - Ifbot, the resident robot at a Japanese nursing home, can converse, sing, express emotions and give trivia quizzes to seniors to help with their mental agility. Yet the pale-green gizmo has spent much of the past two years languishing in a corner alone.



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