automation

Silicon Valley company that automates 'mundane' tasks with robots gets nearly $2 billion valuation

Posted in Software on 7th Jul, 2018
by Alex Muller

It's a sign that automation has reached an 'inflection point, a tipping point'.

Robot automation leaders Foxconn and Tesla face delays

Posted in Software on 25th Apr, 2018
by Alex Muller

Foxconn and Tesla have been targeting extreme automation plans. Both have had to cut back plans for full automation to replace people by many years.

AI 'poses less risk to jobs than feared' says OECD

Posted in Business on 3rd Apr, 2018
by Alex Muller

Fewer people's jobs are likely to be destroyed by artificial intelligence and robots than has been suggested by a much-cited study, an OECD report says.

Google pledges $1 billion to prepare workers for automation

Posted in Business on 14th Oct, 2017
by Alex Muller

The 'Grow with Google' initiative can help people adapt with the changing nature of jobs.

Could a basic income protect you from the rise of robots?

Posted in Business on 25th Sep, 2017
by Alex Muller

Losing your job to a robot might not necessarily be all doom and gloom if governments revolutionise the way we can earn a crust.