Obama Plays Soccer with Japanese Robot

While President Barack Obama is in Japan emphasizing technology, he had a chance to play soccer with a robot.

Most of us have seen the humanoid robot “Asimo” before, but never playing around with the leader of the free world.

You may find this video amusing or frightening, depending on your feelings about how likely it is that robots will eventually take over the world.

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The Washington Post reported on the robot-president conversation:

"It's nice to meet you," Asimo said in a metallic voice, before approaching a soccer ball and telling Obama, "I can kick a soccer ball too."

Obama was amused, but wary.