The iRobot Ava 500 may not be altogether affordable yet, but it certainly represents the future of employment — or at least the future of how employment SHOULD be. There is no greater dream in life than to have a career where you don’t have to wear pants, and with this contraption you can pretty much donate every last pair you own to Goodwill. You’re not gonna need ’em.
The rolling base allows you to take the office with you to whichever part of the house you prefer. The 21-inch HD monitor and Wi-Fi connectivity allows you to check in, have meetings, or get quick answers to your questions, all without ever needing to leave the house. Available in early 2014.