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4 things 'WALL-E' got right about our tech-obsessed future

Nissan's ProPilot self-driving chair brings more to mind than just a novel way to wait in line. If you're having déjà vu, you might be experiencing flashbacks to Pixar's 2008 dystopian film WALL-E.  The plot follows a waste-management robot tasked with cleaning up Earth nearly 700 years in the future. On a spaceship far away, humans have devolved into helpless creatures ferried around on floating chairs while small armies of service robots attend to their every need.
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Nissan's ProPilot self-driving chair brings more to mind than just a novel way to wait in line. If you're having déjà vu, you might be experiencing flashbacks to Pixar's 2008 dystopian film WALL-E.  The plot follows a waste-manageme...

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