My robot - The Boston Globe: "My robot
Hackers reprogramming Roombas to do more than just clean floors
By Hiawatha Bray, Globe Staff | March 6, 2006
Some people are tinkering with their Roomba robotic vacuums, but not much of it has to do with cleaning floors.
These cleaning robots are really cool
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When iRobot Corp. introduced the Roomba in 2002, the Burlington company was hailed for making available the first home robot.
But for some, the disc-shaped machine that zips across floors sucking up dirt and dust is more than an electronic housekeeper: It's a science project on wheels, a surrogate pet, even a fashion statement."