Can the robot marketplace really be maturing this quickly? A comment on Robots-dreams about the way fashionable design style is becoming an important part of the robot marketing process.
ROBOTS DREAMS: Who Says Robots Have To Look Ugly?: "First attempts at any new technology always have a hacked-together or built-in-the-garage look to them. The designers are overjoyed to just get their concept working, and usually don’t have much appreciation for the artistic beauty of their creation. But, as the technology evolves and starts to become more generally accepted, artistic design values start to play a larger and larger part in the customer’s purchase decision."