The president of Unimate and one of the first industrial robots appear on the Tonight Show, in which they demonstrate how to play golf, pour a beer, and get sassy with the band. Johnny Carson marvels that this robot can "replace someone's job." For more on Unimate, see Becca Rosen's "Unimate: The Story of George Devol and the First Robotic Arm."
Video via Robot Magazine.
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