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Will robots take over the world in 2025? - Ideas That Changed The World

A robot's 'face'

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With the help of original documents, reconstructions, and sophisticated computer graphics, Jim Al-Khalili explores the fascinating story of the robot. There will come a day when robots will be a part of our everyday lives. Can we ever consider them independent or have rights - and will they take over the world? This is the amazing story of how humans changed the world forever, told through six iconic objects that we take for granted. These are the secrets of how we got to our modern world, told in an accessible, exciting format with broad appeal.