It’s Alive! Researchers Find Roombas Have A Personality.

Roombas do more than vacuum, they also delight us with personality. Photo: @jankolario on twitter/Unsplash

Have you ever suspected that your Roomba is alive? You are not alone. New research confirms that people can tell what kind of personality a robot vacuum has, just by the way it moves. Even better, people correctly guessed which of Snow White’s Seven Dwarves the robot was mimicking. And that’s the kind of delightful finding that makes me happy.