Another view on PARO and robots

The New York Times has jumped into the robotic fray with a fairly sympathetic (and touching) look at the PARO ‘harp seal’ robot, along with a ’emotion’ sensor based text messaging program for drug addicts, Autom (the 15″ high diet coach robot)–and people who dress up their Roomba robotic vacuum cleaners.   Discovering a Soft Spot for Circuitry.