Google’s chairman believes a robot-dominated future is inevitable and inescapable

What will Google’s robots have in common with Google+? Apparently they’ll be everywhere and you won’t be able to escape them. Bloomberg reports that Google chairman Eric Schmidt said this week that his company is experimenting with using robots to automate a lot of the more mundane tasks we do every day. In this way, says Schmidt, “robots will become omnipresent in our lives in a good way” because they’ll “replace a lot of the repetitive behavior in our lives.”

Google Inc. (GOOG) Chairman Eric Schmidt said his company is experimenting with automation in ways that will “replace a lot of the repetitive behavior in our lives.” “We’re experimenting with what automation will lead to,” Schmidt said yesterday at a conference in Santa MonicaCalifornia. “Robots will become omnipresent in our lives in a good way.” Google is pushing ahead with products beyond its core search business for new sources of user traffic and revenue in areas such as mobile and online video. The company also has shown a willingness to make bets on longer-term projects, such as wearable technology, robotics and driverless cars. 

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