ZDNet Equip has this article on robots entitled “Robots: Your Best Friend or Your Worst Nightmare?” The multi-page article covers their origins, and warnings from such technological dignitaries as Sun Microsystems’ Bill Joy, MIT Medialab professor Marvin Minsky and Isaac Asimov. Several examples of commercial and soon-to-be commercial robots are also presented. • Korea-based 911 Computer Co. has released the Truster, a portable “Truth Verifier.” From their web site: “Truster tells of truth detecting voice in tension, upset or soft. You have conviction, but no evidence. Don’t worry!!! Handy Truster carry you the truthfulness. Easy to use, give an immediate the result from the subject’s voice.”