Posts Tagged ‘robots’

US Air Force Can Now Turn Small Planes Into Robots

The Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) Center for Rapid Innovation (CRI) and DZYNE Technologies completed a two-hour test flight of a new robot plane Aug. 9 at Dugway Proving Ground in Utah. “This flight test is a testament to AFRL’s ability to rapidly innovate technology from concept to application in a […]

A Cafe Run By Robots Is Opening In Dubai 

A cafe in Dubai is embracing automation technologies, including humanoid service robots that use artificial intelligence and machine learning algorithms to serve humans food. Based on what we’ve gathered, the new cafe is called RoboCafe, will have no human workers, and is expected to open its doors imminently (sometime in August) in Dubai’s Festival City. […]

CNN Suggests People Might Be Racist to Non-White Robots

CNN has published an extraordinary article claiming that people might be racist towards non-white robots. “Have you ever noticed the popularity of white robots?” the CNN report asks in all seriousness. According to researcher Christoph Bartneck of New Zealand’s University of Canterbury, people react differently to black robots because they “show racial bias towards them.” […]

Spying Police Robots (Daleks) Coming To A City Near You

By MassPrivateI Six years ago, I predicted that Knightscope robots (Daleks) might replace police officers, and it appears that I was right. According to CBS Los Angeles, the Huntington Park Police Department is using a Knightscope K5 robot to patrol public areas like parks and city buildings. The Huntington Park Police robot, dubbed “HP Robocop” comes equipped […]

The most inspiring and lifelike humanoid robots we’ve created so far

Ai-Da The aforementioned robot painter, affectionately named after the mathematician Ada Lovelace, wields a pencil grasped delicately in her robotic arm to draw what it sees with the camera in its eye, though she also dabbles in a spot of painting and sculpture “As an AI robot, her artwork uses AI processes and algorithms,” Gallery […]

The Problem Isn’t Robots Taking Our Jobs. It’s Oligarchs Taking Our Power

The Problem Isn’t Robots Taking Our Jobs. It’s Oligarchs Taking Our Power Above Photo: From Each week workers are confronted with yet another article touting the threat of technology wiping out their jobs. A recent “60 Minutes” segment featured venture capitalist and author Kai-Fu Lee predicting that advances in artificial intelligence would “in 15 years displace about 40 percent […]

Amazon Starts Testing ‘Scout’ Delivery Robots Near Seattle

Amazon Starts Testing ‘Scout’ Delivery Robots Near Seattle January 24th, 2019 Via: Bloomberg: Inc. will use robots to deliver packages in the suburbs north of Seattle, its latest experiment to automate the last-mile of delivery that’s a labor-intensive and costly component of buying […]

Robots Already Replacing Bank Tellers, Drivers, News Anchors, Restaurant and Warehouse Employees. Will Your Job Be Next?

November 27, 2018 By B.N. Frank On Sunday night, I watched 60 Minutes because there was a segment about very expensive robots being created to clean up nuclear waste in Japan.  Despite the fact that the first robot failed within minutes of operation, robots cleaning up toxic waste isn’t necessarily a bad idea.  However, it […]

Tomorrow’s homes to be built by robots that will be maintained by human workers

(Natural News) Just like everyone else, the construction industry is turning to automation. A new report on notes that modular factories are saving American developers both time and money while filling in the labor gap. An example the authors of the article give, is Baltimore-based Blueprint Robotics which builds homes on […]

Police drones: Coppers to use flying robots to track offenders back to their homes

Greater Manchester Police (GMP) is establishing a drone unit with officers trained as pilots for the unmanned aerial vehicles. They aim to identify criminals by taking images of alleged offenders, all the way to their homes if necessary – in a bid to make communities safer, the Manchester Evening News reports. Superintendent […]

Robots Are Coming for Europe’s Jobs

Robots Are Coming for Europe’s Jobs November 12th, 2018 Via: Bloomberg: Robots are coming for people’s jobs in Europe, and the countries in the ex-communist east are particularly vulnerable. With the use of industrial robots rising globally, the average worker in Slovakia — the […]

A Start-Up Company Has Created The World’s First Warehouse Run By Robots

By Aaron Kesel Mujin, a start-up out of Tokyo University, has developed artificially intelligent robots that can fully automate entire warehouses in China and is pushing for the tech in the U.S., CNBC reported. “Lifting heavy boxes is probably the most backbreaking task in warehouse logistics,” said Mujin’s American co-founder and CTO, Rosen Diankov. “A […]

Mars mine craft: NASA robots could dig for fuel on Red Planet (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

The US space agency is one of a number of international actors with designs on colonizing the Red Planet. However, one of the main problems of maintaining people on the planet, besides the lack of water, shelter, oxygen and perhaps other things that will kill you, is fuel. How do you bring enough fuel there […]

Security Robots Invade NYC, and An Education Droid Speaks At UK Parliament

By Aaron Kesel Security robots have invaded NYC and are now patrolling the streets, while diplomatic robots are roaming around UK parliament floors. Robots are becoming more prevalent and relevant in society and, like it or not, the androids are here to stay. This  technology will only exponentially increase as time passes, as Boston Dynamics […]

Watching The Hawks – Rising Inequality, Education Debt, and Parkour Robots

Watching The Hawks – Rising Inequality, Education Debt, and Parkour Robots Watching The Income inequality and education debt are at all-time highs, author D. Watkins and activist Perry Redd discuss. A look into the Ocean Cleanup Project. Amazons AI has bias against women. And some very Black Mirror-esque new robots are here in time […]

Construction and Farmer Robots Are The Latest A.I. Coming For Human Jobs

By Aaron Kesel If Japan’s Advanced Industrial Science and Technology Institute has its way, human construction workers might not be needed anymore. Meanwhile, a robot named Angus is being billed the farmer of the future. Researchers have built HRP-5P, a humanoid robot that can handle several construction tasks. The prototype uses environment detection, object recognition, and sophisticated movement to […]

Whole Foods Employees Say Amazon Trying to Turn Them Into Robots

Andrew Anglin Daily Stormer October 2, 2018 I’m not gonna lie. I’m an organic health snob, and when I lived in the US, I loved Whole Foods deeply. I loved being able to talk to the farmers who butchered my beef and pork, I loved being able to ask detailed questions about […]

Meet the People Falling for Scripted Robots

Meet the People Falling for Scripted Robots September 26th, 2018 Is this actually contributing to Japan’s declining population? I had assumed that work related stress in Japan was simply too much to handle for a growing number of people, and that the bizarre digital […]

No wonder robots are replacing doctors: A “comforting embrace” has been warned against, in case it’s “misinterpreted”

(Natural News) In a world with increasingly bizarre restrictions and rules about how to address people, what is or isn’t politically correct, and how to protect yourself from the censure of others, new guidelines regarding the way doctors should interact with their patients seem to push the issue to a level that […]

Campaign To Stop Killer Robots Sends Message To United Nations

Campaigners say killer robots and other autonomous weapons systems should be banned before it’s too late. Rapid technological advances are bringing them closer to reality but international law is failing to keep up, according to Amnesty International. It comes as a group of governmental experts meet in Geneva to consider options for countering the threat […]

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