The dream could be telling you that you have a mechanical behavior and that you have lost the ability to express your feelings. You should pay attention to the character of your attitudes: they are probably rigid and cold. On the other hand, automatization could represent the role you play at work. Often the tasks that you have to do at work is mechanical and routine. Robots do not appear in ancient books about dreams, but they have been converted into modern archetypes. In this technological age, these machines symbolize the fear of dehumanizing yourself. Further, they could reference the fact that death is inevitable.