Imagine having your morning cuppa joe served by a charming little humanoid robot--just like in the neat ad above and below.
"What can I get for you?" Brewbot asks in the TV commercial after performing an impressive transformation from ordinary kitchen appliance to bipedal robo-barista.
Kraft Foods' Tassimo Brewbot is a coffeemaker that can whip up seven beverages including coffee, espresso, and latte. It uses single-serve "T-discs" from makers like Maxwell House and Twinings; the discs have brewing instructions embedded in barcodes.
That's all very well and nice, and I'm sure Brewbot's coffee … Read more