Tuesday, December 28, 2010

I For One Welcome Our New English-Teaching Overlords

South Korean students get robot teachers - The News Chronicle: "Almost 30 robots have started teaching English to youngsters in a South Korean city, according to the Associated Press.

The 29 robots, about one metre (3.3 feet) high with a TV display panel for a face, were said to have started teaching Monday, with Engkey, a white egg-shaped robot developed by the Korea Institue of Science of Technology, leading at 21 elementary schools in the southeastern city of Daegu."

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