back to article Is it a car? Is it a rocket? No, it's Elon Musk's robot butler!

A scrappy bunch of Silicon valley A-listers have announced plans to build an artificial intelligence (AI) system that will clean your house, answer your questions, and beat you at Call of Duty. In a blog post OpenAI, a research company formed as a non-profit by Elon Musk, vengeful billionaire Peter Thiel, and the Y Combinator …

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Terminator

... and beat you at Call of Duty.

Hope you don't leave any guns around the house in case it gets confused.

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Obligatory Pratchett Quote ...

... just because it is the first thing that sprang to mind when I read this.

"One of Igor’s former masters had made a tick-tock man, all levers and gearwheels and cranks and clockwork. Instead of a brain, it had a long tape punched with holes. Instead of a heart, it had a big spring. Provided everything in the kitchen was very carefully positioned, the thing could sweep the floor and make a passable cup of tea. If everything wasn’t carefully positioned, or if the ticking, clicking thing hit an unexpected bump, then it’d strip the plaster off the walls and make a furious cup of cat. "

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Nelson Muntz

I prefer to misquote Nelson from The Simpsons:

"How many Robot butlers will there be"

Bart: "One at first,but he'll train others"

Hopefully not in an I Robot fashion.

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Butler? What about a robot chauffeur... no, wait...

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I'm Johnny Cab, hope you enjoyed the ride!

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