automation

US Navy tests humanoid robotic fire-fighters

Posted in Hardware on 3rd Apr, 2014
by Alex Muller

Fire-fighting robots designed to withstand intense heat are to be tested by the US Navy this summer.

Bill Gates: People Don't Realize How Many Jobs Will Soon Be Replaced By Bots

Posted in Business on 15th Mar, 2014
by Alex Muller

Big changes are coming to the labor market that people and governments aren't prepared for, Bill Gates believes.

Google robotics team reportedly helping Foxconn with automated manufacturing

Posted in Business on 12th Feb, 2014
by Alex Muller

Googles robotics team is working with the Taiwanese contract manufacturer to accelerate automation efforts in its factories.

The Rich and Their Robots Are About to Make Half the World's Jobs Disappear

Posted in Hardware on 23rd Jan, 2014
by Alex Muller

As more automation is brought in to generate efficiency gains, more and more jobs will be displaced.

Robots test their own world wide web, dubbed RoboEarth

Posted in Online on 15th Jan, 2014
by Alex Muller

A world wide web for robots to learn from each other and share information is being shown off for the first time.