AI and automation will change the country
According to South Korea's labour minister, humans are going to have to work alongside machines if they want to thrive in a post-pandemic world where many jobs will be handled by artificial intelligence and robots.
Need to reduce troop numbers
The head of the British Armed Forces had a special interview on Sky News in which he suggested that a quarter of soldiers might be robots.
Humans can scan shelves better
Walmart has dropped its plans to use roving robots to scan shelves and keep track of inventory, squashing the world’s largest retailer’s years long efforts to automate the task.
Even as Amazon spends tens of millions on new robotics and technologies to automate its warehouses, workers are still paying the price with more than 14,000 serious injuries -- requiring days off or job restrictions -- reported in fulfilment centres in 2019.
Getting the parts cost down with a neural net
Intel and Accenture announced they are supporting an Intel Neuromorphic Research Community (INRC) project to develop a wheelchair-mounted robotic arm to assist pediatric patients with spinal injuries.
Ready to take on Godzilla
The Japanese have been building a 60 foot tall robot and it has apparently taken its first steps.
No harm ever came from making giant robotic earthworms
Boffins have emerged from their smoke filled labs having created giant robotic earthworms.
I for one welcome our cappucino delivering overlords
Robots could help people observe social distancing in public by taking jobs from humans.
They will obey the right sort of droid
Boffins have discovered that dogs will obey commands given to them by a robot.
MIT comes up with some numbers
A study co-authored by an MIT professor puts firm numbers on the trend towards robotic workers replacing humans and found that there is a real impact — although one that falls well short of a robot takeover.