robots

 
The computer-human relationship is evolving
The computer-human relationship is evolving
The way in which people interact with computers is undergoing a dramatic shift, and this will have huge effect on the way we work.
The future of work we want
The future of work we want
The concept of work has evolved over time, from a philosophical, sociological, historical and juridical perspective. Work has not always been...
Chip labour: Robots replace waiters in restaurant
Chip labour: Robots replace waiters in restaurant
The little robotic waiter wheels up to the table, raises its glass lid to reveal a steaming plate of local Shanghai-style crayfish and announces in...
Prepare for the time of the robots
Prepare for the time of the robots
I was recently offered the presidency of a university in Kazakhstan that focuses primarily on business, economics and law, and that teaches these...
Old dog, new tricks: Sony unleashes 'intelligent' robot pet
Old dog, new tricks: Sony unleashes 'intelligent' robot pet
As Japan celebrates the year of the dog, electronics giant Sony on Thursday unleashed its new robot canine companion, packed with artificial...
Somaliland's voting technology shows how Africa can lead the world
Somaliland's voting technology shows how Africa can lead the world
Africa has become a testing ground for technological leapfrogging. This is a process that involves skipping stages and moving rapidly to the
Jobs and robots: Bracing for technological disruptions to come
Jobs and robots: Bracing for technological disruptions to come
Rapid advances in artificial intelligence and the rapid...
Face scanners, robot cleaners to make flying a breeze
Face scanners, robot cleaners to make flying a breeze
Passengers’ baggage is collected by robots, while the owners relax in a waiting area complete with an indoor garden before getting a face scan...
Eish, robot: Automation is eating jobs
Eish, robot: Automation is eating jobs
With two-thirds of its jobs at risk of replacement by robots, the South African economy is shifting towards services. But some say this deindustrialisation is premature: an economy trying to run before it can walk....
Versatile ‘cockroach’ robots to the rescue
Versatile ‘cockroach’ robots to the rescue
Search and rescue missions of the future could be led by a horde of robot cockroaches, with United States researchers developing a mechanical...
Bid to ban autonomous killing machines
Bid to ban autonomous killing machines
It is a characteristic of technological development for humans to get machines to do things that they don’t want to, whether it is washing the...
Google robots for the operating theatre
Google robots for the operating theatre
Surgical robots using artifical intelligence technologies are being developed by Google as part of a deal between the tech giant and the healthcare...

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