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The Robots Taking Factory Jobs Just Had Their Best Quarter Ever

The Robots Taking Factory Jobs Just Had Their Best Quarter Ever

mag813 May 11, 2017 0

The North American robotics industry had its best first quarter ever in 2017, in terms of both money made and robots sold. A new report published last week by the Robotic Industries Association finds

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A Robot Magic Kingdom? Disney Wants Huggable Humanoids to Play Characters

A Robot Magic Kingdom? Disney Wants Huggable Humanoids to Play Characters

mag813 April 13, 2017 0

The signature characters who wander around Disney theme parks taking photos with kids and signing autographs may be played by huggable humanoid robots in the future. Disney Enterprises filed a U.S. patent application for

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Jeb Bush is Extremely Concerned About Automation Job Loss

Jeb Bush is Extremely Concerned About Automation Job Loss

mag813 April 4, 2017 0

Former Florida Governor Jeb (!) Bush wants us all out in the streets to bring change to America. No, the former Republican presidential candidate isn’t trying to revive his campaign, he just wants to

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Nation Expected to Lose 30% of Jobs to Automation in 15 Years

Nation Expected to Lose 30% of Jobs to Automation in 15 Years

mag813 March 29, 2017 0

Whether we like it or not, robots are making an impact in the job market. Experts predict that almost a million jobs will be replaced by robots in 2030, while companies like apple are

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Your Child’s Next Teacher Could Be a Robot

Your Child’s Next Teacher Could Be a Robot

mag813 March 1, 2017 0

Today, those looking for a non-traditional education have limited access to online classrooms, especially ones that are for-credit and affordable. But Thomas Frey predicts that, within 14 years, learning from robots will be entirely commonplace

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This Robot Surgeon Is Outperforming Human Doctors

This Robot Surgeon Is Outperforming Human Doctors

mag813 February 16, 2017 0

Imagine you needed a life-saving operation. Would you choose an experienced, human surgeon to perform the procedure or a robot? According to Dr. Peter Kim, vice president of the Sheikh Institute for Pediatric Surgical

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How Automation is Going to Redefine What it Means to Work

How Automation is Going to Redefine What it Means to Work

mag813 January 25, 2017 0

On December 2nd, 1942, a team of scientists led by Enrico Fermi came back from lunch and watched as humanity created the first self-sustaining nuclear reaction inside a pile of bricks and wood underneath

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Kuri, A Helpful and Interactive Home Robot That Plays, Entertains, and Performs Useful Tasks

Kuri, A Helpful and Interactive Home Robot That Plays, Entertains, and Performs Useful Tasks

mag813 January 6, 2017 0

Kuri is a helpful home robot designed to interact with humans to play, entertain, and perform useful tasks like setting reminders. In one promotional video, a young girl with diabetes uses the robot to

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Experts Say The Next Generation of Robots Probably Won’t Want To Kill Us Yet

Experts Say The Next Generation of Robots Probably Won’t Want To Kill Us Yet

mag813 December 3, 2016 0

A team of artificial intelligence (AI) experts has found no evidence that AI poses an imminent threat to humanity, which should come as good news if you’re feeling uneasy about the rapid advancements being

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Robots Are Coming For Your Job

Robots Are Coming For Your Job

mag813 September 19, 2016 0

Robots are coming and there’s nothing we can do to stop them besides convincing everybody to stop inventing robots. Which won’t happen. People love inventing robots. Market researcher Forrester estimates that by 2021, six

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