The human robot relationship is pretty clear - they take orders from us.
But consider a future where we trust technology enough to physically move us about. This happens occasionally - in the air for example - but what about shoes which take you to your destination?
Click's Spencer Kelly tries out a machine which has its own ideas about where he should walk.
Robots and Avatars exhibition
runs until 27 May 2012 at FACT, Liverpool and tours Romania, Slovenia, France and then the Asia Pacific region from 2012 to 14.
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