Interacting with¬†Kuri, a robot set to hit the market in December, is at once fascinating, delightful, and puzzling. Kuri’s creators call it a “companion robot,” but this is no Furby. Kuri belongs to a new class of machines that actually are intelligent, and actually make useful assistants at home. You can see them out in the wild, helping¬†disabled people with routine daily tasks. Soon they’ll remind the elderly to take their medication. Kuri’s more of an all-purpose companion, a member of your family that also happens to play music and take video. Read more here…