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It's possible your Roomba has more to say online than you do. A new social network, MyRobots , hopes to be the "Facebook for robots." The network allows users to connect their robotic devices, which can then post status updates like, "The cat is in my way" or "my bin is full." Users can monitor their devices remotely and add to the capabilities of their robotics by connecting them to the site. This isn't the first time robotics fans have attempted to give their devices personality and human-like traits .
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First came the dotcom boom. And I did nothing, because I didn't learn how to write HTML quickly enough. Then came the mobile apps wave. And I missed that, because I couldn't find any porn actresses, I don't understand gambling and I discovered that hiring developers was like herding cats (my friend actually managed to get hold of some Ukrainian code writers, but he had to fly out to Harkova before he could get them to finish the project they'd been paid for) Never mind, they said, there'll be another bandwagon along in a minute!