Hefter arrives early, leaves late and usually cleans the bathroom. Hefter is the cleaning robot at Manchester Airport, England cleans 20,000 square meters of floor in a day, has ultrasound detectors to avoid bumping objects and people and if someone stops him he says: “Excuse me, I’m doing
But he is not the only worker: at King’s College in London an artificial head with long eyelashes makes the receptionist. Inkha is a chatty and welcomes guests, giving them directions and advice. When she’s tired, she asks for a cup of tea and when there’s no one, she’s visibly bored.