Scroll down for video Researchers have developed a robot that can teach others to complete simple tasks.
The robot, known as Optimus (pictured), can automatically train others to open doors, drop objects into a bucket, and remove cylinders from a container - as in the image above Robots are usually programmed to perform tasks using one of two methods.
My French granny says it is more hygienic to poo in a big hole in the garden, like she did when she was growing up, than it is to go inside. She also said that in olden days, people collected pee and used it to make plants grow better. An earlier question in The Last Word gave warnings about eating leftover rice.But researchers from MIT's have now developed a 'teaching' system that aims to bridge the two techniques.In simulations, the researchers showed that Optimus' skills can seamlessly transferred to an android called Atlas.The six-foot-tall (1.8m), 400-pound (180kg) humanoid robot picked up the new skills as if it had been taught by a human programmer. Hoping to meet someone special for a hot, sexual relationship or even just a quick fling?