It might sound like science fiction, but someday, thanks to creative scientists and engineers, our world may contain autonomous or semi-autonomous robots working with people, helping us do tasks that are better suited for machines.
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Last week, CloudDDM revealed a first-of-its kind, fully-automated 3D printing factory right in the heart of UPS’ worldwide hub in Louisville, Ky, that will be able to use the tie-in to UPS to ship its products quickly.
Don’t blink when you watch the video below, because the Quadmovr is one of the fastest, most nimble drones you’ll ever see.
Think tank Third Way published in early April, research by Henry Siu and Nir Jaimovich that attributes to robots and automation the fact that routinized jobs have all but vanished from the economic recovery.
As you might imagine, there are interesting cultural differences between Americans and Japanese. For example, Americans fear the Terminator movie scenario of a robot or Artificial intelligence apocalypse, while Japan is facing sharp population decrease from lowering birth rates which could be accelerated with more realistic sexbots that extend the Japanese sex doll industry.
Matternet, a company working on perfecting drone-based delivery systems, will be helping the Swiss postal service, Swiss Post, in attempting drone deliveries for the first time ever.
Last year a group of Swiss artists thought it would be cool to program a bot to scour the “dark web” and buy $100 worth of random goods each week using a regular Bitcoin allowance. Items purchased by the robot include a Hungarian passport, a baseball hat that had a hidden camera installed, someone’s entire Lord of the Rings eBook collection, and some ecstasy […]
Is artificial intelligence really an “existential threat” to humanity? Some very smart people: Elon Musk, Stephen Hawking, Bill Gates, Sam Altman and particularly Oxford ProfessorNick Bostrom, really think so.
Having long been relegated to harsh environments like deserts and nuclear waste dump, robots will not hit the harshest environment of all: your kitchen.
Last week, insurance giant American International Group, announced it has won approval from the US Federal Aviation Administration to fly drones. That means AIG could potentially speed up the process of cutting reimbursement checks to homeowners and businesses hurt by floods or hurricanes by getting to disaster-stricken towns in the US more quickly by deploying unmanned aerial vehicles.