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4 Misconceptions About Robots

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Mental Floss
August 3, 2022
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Summary

Robots are a very real part of the modern world, but many misconceptions still exist. In this article, Mental Floss takes a look at a few of these misconceptions, adapted from an episode of Misconceptions on YouTube.

Who would win in the ultimate robot deathmatch? A T-800, C3PO, or The Iron Giant? It’s a trick question—these robots are all fictional and this would never happen. But robots are a very real part of the modern world, in everything from car factories to vacuum cleaners. Let’s take a look at a few misconceptions about robots, adapted from an episode of "Misconceptions" on YouTube.

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