Amazon might have drones, but Google are planning on getting robots to deliver your stuff 7 years ago

Amazon might have drones, but Google are planning on getting robots to deliver your stuff

According to reports, Google look to be upping the stakes when it comes to automated delivery

Earlier this week, Amazon announced that they would be making drones to come and kill us all deliver your goods to your front door, provided that it wasn't anything ridiculous like a canoe.

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According to BBC News, it seems that they're not the only ones considering something similar, as Google has already contacted seven different robotics companies to start building them a Terminator and/or robots for their use that would not be sold on to the public as a product.

While there is no confirmed word on what they plan to use the machines for, other than manning their artificial intelligence system which will gradually become self aware and decide to destroy humanity, The New York Times is suggesting that they may be used to automate Google's shopping delivery service, which has been offered to customers in the San Francisco area around Google HQ.

Android creator Andy Rubin is the man who has been charged with taking on the task of getting these robots made, and he told the NYT that he has a 10-year vision for the project, so we might not get robots driving cars up to our front doors just yet.

When we should really start worrying is, of course, when the robots gain the ability to travel back in time and ride motorcycles, whilst also taking our clothes and our boots away from us.

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