Childcare Robots may Soon Become the new Norm

ZAYAN GUEDIM | October 15, 2018

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Now that technology is sufficiently advanced, Chinese parents are entrusting some childcare and parenting duties to AI robots. Except for the sexism that continues to persist throughout the market, toys have evolved a lot in recent decades. Children are now having fun with new tech-heavy toys - a trend that has only grown stronger with the digital revolution.

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