Tag: Robots

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Robot bartending company is handing out cash to the people it is replacing

There’s no doubt that automation is going to have a massive impact on employment over the coming decades. Whether …

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The Impact of Robots on the U.S. Labor Market

Tuesday, November 5, 2019 The following post is the second in a two-part series on the impact of robots …

An artificial Intelligence project utilizing a humanoid robot from French company Aldebaran and reprogramed for their specific campus makes its debut as an assistant for students attending Palomar College in San Marcos, California, U.S. October 10, 2017. REUTERS/Mike Blake - RC1CB731A6B0

As AI gets better at performing the routine tasks traditionally done by humans, only the hardest ones will be left

When machines start picking off all the easy work for themselves, many white-collar jobs are going to get a …

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Fast-food industry on a path to be the first to fully automate

KEY POINTS: • Panera Bread loses close to 100% of its workers every year. • For fast-food chains employee …

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The Robots Are Coming…To Free You

In this series Luke explores the Eight Modern Giants introduced by Economist Guy Standing in his recent report Basic …

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Robotization will add $5T to the world economy by 2030, but job losses will require programs like UBI to distribute the robotics dividend

Robots could take over 20 million manufacturing jobs around the world by 2030, economists claimed Wednesday. According to a …

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How the World Can Prepare for Automation in the Future

Robert Schiller is one of the most well-known economists in the world. In the past, he has made bold …

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Walmart unveils an AI-powered store of the future, now open to the public

Walmart this morning unveiled a new “store of the future” and test grounds for emerging technologies, including AI-enabled cameras …

In this Thursday, May 24, 2018, photo a Boston Dynamics SpotMini robot is walks through a conference room during a robotics summit in Boston. It's never been clear whether robotics company Boston Dynamics is making killing machines, household helpers, or something else entirely. But the secretive firm, which for nine years has unnerved viewers with YouTube videos of robots that jump, gallop or prowl like animal predators, is starting to emerge from a quarter-century of stealth. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

Job losses and flat wages caused by automation in manufacturing states influenced the outcome of the 2016 presidential election

The robots are coming, and they’re bearing pizzas – or soon will be. In a pilot program that could …

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The Future of Work Could Bring More Inequality, Social Tensions

VIEW THE VIDEO HERE Almost half of all jobs could be wiped out or radically altered in the next …

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Tesla Robo Taxis: How Elon Musk Says They Will Work — and When

Tesla has imbued its cars with the hardware necessary to become fully self-driving. Now, it wants to make it …

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Everyone’s Talking About Basic Income. Here Are 8 Problems It Could Fix

Standing is a professorial research associate at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London and …

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Over the last three decades, automation has destroyed more jobs than it has created

A drumbeat of studies has pushed back hard against concern over the accelerated automation of factories and other businesses, …

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Walmart is assembling an army of thousands of robots that it’s putting to work in its stores

Walmart is going all-in on robots. In a statement released on its blog on Tuesday, the retail giant said …

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How robots, artificial intelligence, and machine learning will affect employment and public policy

Emerging technologies like industrial robots, artificial intelligence, and machine learning are advancing at a rapid pace, but there has …