dreaming of robots

7.3: co.self/dream/adds/robotics need not apply:
. upon hearing there was a
shortage of root canal dentists,
I wondered how we could
get video of this procedure,
so that robotics programmers
could replicate their activity .
[. upon waking it occurred to me
that if there ever was shortage of such,
it would be because root canals were
deemed unhealthy and obsolete .]

7.8: adds/robotics/
science of pharmaceutical interactions:

. the meds nurse bot can help us do science,
ensuring the subject accurately reports
usage patterns of experimental substances .