“If you would like an image of the longer term, think about a robotic clapping over a human face, eternally,” wrote George Orwell, and his dire prediction has lastly come to move. This product – a yr previous system that I've by no means seen earlier than however now love – is called BigClapper and it's principally an orb with a humorous face and large white arms. If you set it up in a location it should yell and clap endlessly, a type of robotic tummler that may decide up your spirits whereas it drains your will to reside.
The product, discovered by RobotStart, is wildly manic. BigClapper can be utilized at workplaces! In entrance of shops! At events! It could clap as individuals stroll by, encouraging them to return into your store! It's pink! It has palms!
Whereas it’s not but Alexa suitable, the BigClapper seems to be to be a mannequin of future human-computer interplay. In any case what's extra pure than an enormous pink face howling at you on the road whereas it claps maniacally in an effort to promote you extra merchandise. It’s a literal image of true capitalism on this trendy period.
I, for one, welcome our clapping robotic overlords.