automation

Why a fruit sorting robot could disrupt industrial automation

Posted in Hardware on 8th Nov, 2015
by Alex Muller

One of the biggest challenges with general robotics has been the inability to cope with natural variations in objects.

Skype founders invent self-driving robot that can deliver groceries

Posted in Business on 3rd Nov, 2015
by Alex Muller

The new self-driving robot, Starship, promises to shake up the local delivery market.

On the Edge of Automation

Posted in Business on 5th Oct, 2015
by Alex Muller

'Five hundred years from now everyone is going to be involved in some kind of information or entertainment, There will be no farmers, or people working in manufacturing.'

Technology has created more jobs than it has destroyed, says 140 years of data

Posted in Software on 18th Aug, 2015
by Alex Muller

Census results in England and Wales since 1871 show that the rise of machines has been a job creator rather than making humans obsolete.

We need to adapt capitalism to fit a robot-run future

Posted in Business on 22nd Jul, 2015
by Alex Muller

With the technology advances that are presently on the horizon, not only low-skilled jobs are at risk; so are the jobs of knowledge workers.