always known that robots would take over the world someday. And thanks
to this fascinating, slightly horrifying presentation shown at last
Tuesday at TEDxBoston, seems clear that we're just a little bit closer
to our inevitable droid-dominated future.
Or at least the droid-dominated future of online commerce: Mick Mountz, the founder of the Woburn-based Kiva Systems,
has enlisted an army of robots to take over order-fulfillment for such
online-retail behemoths as Zappos, Staples, and Diapers.