Where would we be without robots? Our shiny metal pals have been making our cars, answering our telephones, and providing good bad guys in our science fiction for years. But there's still no substitute for the intelligence, precision, and...well, humanity of a good old-fashioned human being, right?
Wrong. Our robotic overlords are already here, and outperforming humanity in a worryingly large number of fields. Humanity's on its way out -- and here's just a few of the 'bots that are taking over: