Cuddlebots can recognize you by touch alone

It appears that an iconic piece of the 23rd century just landed at the University of British Columbia's SPIN Lab. It's called Cuddlebot, and it looks β€” and even responds β€” in a way that's eerily reminiscent of Star Trek's tribbles. Developed by Anna Flagg, it can sense and react to nine different kinds of gestures.… » 2/13/13 4:00pm 2/13/13 4:00pm