THANK YOU Prof. Andrew Ng and the Stanford Artificial Intelligence Robot (STAIR) project:
Stanford scientists plan to make a robot capable of performing everyday tasks, such as unloading the dishwasher. By programming the robot with "intelligent" software that enables it to pick up objects it has never seen before, the scientists are one step closer
to creating a real life Rosie, the robot maid from The Jetsons cartoon
"Within a decade we hope to develop the technology that will make it useful to put a robot in every home and office," said Andrew Ng ...
Link - via Robots.net