01. 14. 2006
Scooba Roomba - Woomba?
Technology, the great liberator of women in the home. Fact, or fiction? Despite myth-busting surrounding how much "freedom" women can earn through household technology, we just seem to looooove those "time-saving" devices, especially when they're automated and "cute."
From iRobot, the makers of the Roomba, we have a floor-washing robot called
Scooba. Autonomous enough to avoid carpets, furniture, and access hard to reach areas, the Scooba executes a four-stage process in cleaning floors (prepping, washing, scrubbing and drying.) It even claims AWARE robotic intelligence in order to ensure every scrap of space is cleaned. The only improvement to the iRobot line I can think of would be a little pink robot that cleans your noony...