Source: Franklin Robotics

The time has come. There’s a robot designed to hunt. To prowl. To destroy. It’s coming to your home. And weeds better beware.

This is the latest project from Joe Jones, of Roomba fame. Having done about all he could for autonomous vacuums, Jones has set his sights on the world of gardening with his latest creation — the Tertill.

Jones created the Tertill to solve some problems in his own life. He gardens quite often but hated having to constantly fight weeds. As such, everything about the machine has been engineered so that it can be an engine for destruction — of unwanted plants in your garden

The apple doesn’t fall far, though, and the Tertill is the most Roomba-esque bot since those automatic lawnmowers came onto the scene. It’s major changes…