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Tesla’s Optimus robot is pretty meh, but Elon Musk’s knack for publicity does advance the promise of bigger and better things

- October 4, 2022 3 MIN READ

In August 2021, Tesla CEO Elon Musk announced the electric car manufacturer was planning to get into the robot business. In a presentation accompanied by a human dressed as a robot, Musk said work was beginning on a “friendly” humanoid robot to “navigate through a world built for humans and eliminate dangerous, repetitive and boring… Read more »