Robots will not rule the world, but they will care for rulers and the ruled after they retire. A cyborg revolution in the field of elderly care has already started. In Disney’s film Big Hero 6, an inflatable robot named Baymax provides medical care. This personal companion based in San Fransokyo, a San Francisco-Tokyo hybrid, is edging closer to becoming a reality. 

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