Robot lawyer helps refugees
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DoNotPay has become the Internet’s Robin Hood


A chat bot that overturned 160,000 parking tickets is now giving free legal aid to asylum-seeking refugees through Facebook.

Humans likely to revolt over robot job loses
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Revolution cries Virgin


A senior director for Virgin Australia has warned business leaders that humans might revolt over moves to replace their jobs with robots.

Italian robot engineers forget the Italian facts of life
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Cool idea, which was not thought through properly


Italian engineers at Piaggio came up with a really cool robotic idea which not quite but completely flawed and utterly missed one thing which is a fact of life.

Amazon robot use increases by 50 percent
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Metropolis becomes current affairs

In the last five years, the robot workforce at Amazon has increased from zero to 45,000 and most of that was during 2016.

AI replacing Japanese white collar workers
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Beginning of the end


While most people have focused on factory robots and self-driving cars may kill off millions of jobs, the fact that AI will kill off white collar work has been quietly ignored.

Italian boffins create learning computer
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Teach it to make proper pizza

Italian boffins are working on a new robot which will develop and learn like a new-born child.

Xiaomi creates "lego" robot
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Build it and hunt for Sarah Connor


Xiaomi is producing a plastic toy robot that you can assemble into different forms, and control with an app.

Woz does not think Robots will enslave us
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How I quit worrying and learnt to love our robotic overlords

Apple co-founder, but otherwise allrought good bloke,  Steve Wozniak has changed his mind on robots taking over the world and enslaving us.

Google abandons robot arm work
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Even Mr Robot can be fired at Google

The search engine Google did some sterling work researching robotic arms for manufacturing, but abandoned the project because it had no consumer use.

Robots will soon commit more crime than anyone else
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By 2040 they will be the best criminals

Boffins have been shuffling their electronic tarot cards and reached the conclusion that by 2040 the people committing the most crimes will be robots.