Oswald McWeany (2428506) writes "Forget assembly lines, vacuuming floors, or conquering humanity; robots, it seems, have learned a new skill, cleaning hair. This may at first sound frivolous for robotic engineering but the 24 fingered robot is seen as an aide to the elderly or disabled." Link to Original Source
"If you want to eat hippopatomus, you've got to pay the freight."
-- attributed to an IBM guy, about why IBM software uses so much memory