Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Robot ideas

I've been making a list. I'll let you figure out what the theme is :)


  • A robot to scare away birds
  • A robot to feed the fish
  • A robot to water the plants
  • A robot to accept deliveries
  • A robot to read stories
  • A robot to talk about a shrine's history
  • A robot to answer questions about a location
  • A robot to give directions
  • A robot to give opera performances
  • A robot to introduce a band or orchestra
  • A robot to MC a wedding
  • A robot to tell jokes
  • A robot to explain cultural differences
  • A robot to play with kids
  • A robot to ask questions to kids
  • A robot to answer kids' questions
  • A robot to wash dishes
  • A robot to sort laundry
  • A robot to take the laundry out when the wash is done
  • A robot to hang laundry
  • A robot to iron clothes
  • A robot to stir sauce
  • A robot to tell when the cooking is done
  • A robot to take pictures of the family
  • A robot to take panoramas
  • A robot to fix broken chairs
  • A robot to sympathize
  • A robot to give encouragements
  • A robot to give candy
  • A robot to sell stuff
  • A robot to be your telepresence avatar
  • A robot to surprise people
  • A robot to keep someone company on a walk
  • A robot to fly
  • A robot to bang dirty carpets
  • A robot to dry towels
  • A robot to take out the trash
  • A robot to sweep the floor
  • A robot to sweep leaves
  • A robot to cut the grass
  • A robot to paint what it sees/dreams
  • A robot to distribute flyers
  • A robot powered by solar panels
  • A robot to guard a door
  • A robot to explain how to play a game
  • A robot to juggle
  • A robot to sing
  • A robot to do 'marionnette'
  • A robot to cry
  • A robot to change the TV channel
  • A robot to play the radio
  • A robot to play pretend with kids
  • A robot to scrub the tub
  • A robot to cut onions
  • A robot to peel
  • A robot to crush garlic
  • A robot to make bentos
  • A robot to guard the home
  • A robot to jack (steal) your stuff
  • A robot to be anti-sympathetic
  • A robot to be Arnold Schwartzanegger
  • A robot to be the Simpsons
  • A robot to say D'oh
  • A robot to be Morgan Freeman
  • A robot to echo everything
  • A robot to be your chorus
  • A robot to be Siri
  • A robot to be Smeegol
  • A robot to say "That's what she said"
  • A robot to make fart sounds
  • A robot to fetch the tennis ball
  • A robot to check the temperature of chocolate and stir
  • A robot to harmonize with you
  • A robot to transform your voice into Darth Vader or anonymize it
  • A robot to watch you sleep (creepy)
  • A robot to watch your sleep patterns to wake you up at the right time
  • A robot to make baguettes
  • A robot to make chocolate mousse (en fait on utilise déjà un robot pour en faire...)
  • A robot to make a sandwich
  • A robot to sort black socks
  • A robot to monitor a baby
  • A robot to pour beer with the right amount of foam
  • A robot to do your presentation for you
  • A robot to tie shoe laces
  • A robot to start up with a theme ("Go Texas!")
  • A robot to take a picture without getting your thumb in the photo
  • A robot to serve soft-serve ice cream
  • A robot to knock over all the cups it sees
  • A robot to collect all red things in the room and put it in the corner
  • A robot to turn off all the lights
  • A robot to give out tissue paper to passerby
  • A robot to give tissue paper when you cry
  • A robot to give you a recipe idea based on the day's weather and seasonal ingredients
  • A robot to sing romantic songs based on a girlfriend's request ("When I see your FACE...")
  • A robot to question your decisions
  • A robot to make prophecies
  • A robot to say really insightful things (bonus points for rhyming)
  • A robot to make up surprising haiku's
  • A robot to translate for you with terrible accuracy ("She says you stink")
  • A robot to play Scrabble
  • A robot to play Truth or Dare

2 comments:

samkhan13 said...

I was going to leave a comment about what all robots can do but then the comment got very long. So I converted it to a blog article here: http://wp.me/p2wh7S-19

Ah, here is a quick idea... what if... there was "A robot to be a robot"

Austin Templeton said...

about half of those can be done with a smartphone ;D