Robot & Frank: new film about human/machine interaction

One of the primary applications of humanoid robots is expected to be elder care. For decades, researchers, particular in Japan, have been on a mission to develop androids that would enable old people to live independently for longer by helping with meals, personal care, and mobility while also providing company. The forthcoming film, Robot & Frank, is a dramedy that plays on that theme. It'll be in theaters August 24. (Thanks, Jason Tester!)

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