A handful of high-tech firms in New York City are building machines that will one day become our secretaries, surgeons, and maids. Reason TV Contributor Naomi Brockwell visited three of these companies to find out how their products could change our relationship to machines. Will robots ultimately take all the jobs?

The companies we visited are Honeybee Robotics, which makes machines

for NASA, and the aerospace, medical, energy, and mining industries; Robotbase, which is developing a personal robot called "Maya;" and Bond, which has produced a machine that can mimic a users' handwriting.

About 4 minutes.

Shot, produced, and edited by Jim Epstein; hosted by Naomi Brockwell.

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