A Trusted Friend in a Complicated World

overhead view of a roomba on a wooden floor - roomba has an apron, nametag, and arms holding a feather duster and dust bin

I Was on the Fence About Hiring a Cleaning Person, So I Got a Roomba Instead

Long before Marie Kondo, there was Roomba. 
In this classic from 2003, Mary Roach 
gives the robot vacuum cleaner a whirl.