automation

Report Points to Future of Massive Technological Unemployment in Asia

Posted in Hardware on 12th Jul, 2016
by Alex Muller

Potentially over half of workers in 5 Asian countries are at high risk of losing their jobs to automation in the next two decades.

Google seems to be working on warehouse robots

Posted in Business on 24th Jun, 2016
by Alex Muller

The patent outlines a series of robots that could be used in a warehouse, and a system for controlling how quickly they move to ensure that these bots can safely load cargo.

3 of the world's 10 largest employers are now replacing their workers with robots

Posted in Hardware on 19th Jun, 2016
by Alex Muller

Three of the world's 10 largest employers are already replacing tens of thousands of their workers with robots:

Google patents delivery trucks that drive themselves

Posted in Business on 11th Feb, 2016
by Alex Muller

The biggest change to delivery may not be flying unmanned robots, it could be smart package-carrying vans.

New Organization Hopes to Push for Responsible Use of Robotics

Posted in Business on 16th Dec, 2015
by Alex Muller

The explosion in the use of automation has prompted a world leading multidisciplinary group of technology scholars to form The Foundation for Responsible Robotics (FRR).