Excerpt via Washington Post June 17, 2019 at 3:53 PM EDT The human delivery driver may soon become a relic of the past as technology companies rush to automate food-delivery, which remains a modern-day gold mine of sorts. On college campuses around the country, food deliveries via robot are becoming an increasingly common sight. After […]
This isn’t the first time robots have entered the food and drinks business. From robot chefs and robot bartenders to robot takeout deliveries, this is already a fast-growing market. Ginger is far from perfect. It’s slow, still requires human input for parts of its operation, and doesn’t move smoothly enough to carry beverages.
What is AI? Not even the experts agree on the answer — Quartz WRITTEN BY John Pavlus September 06, 2017 You’ve probably heard the news: AI is going to take your job. Wait, no: It’s going to create a new job for you. AI is going to kill us all! Wait, no it’s not. AI is […]
Robots are taking human jobs. But Bill Gates believes that governments should tax companies’ use of them, as a way to at least temporarily slow the spread of automation and to fund other types of employment. “You ought to be willing to raise the tax level and even slow down the speed” of automation, Gates […]
From folding drones to smart showers, the internet of things is weird and wonderful. At this years Consumer Electronics Show, the falling cost of sensors and connectivity means that the internet of things is finally a reality. Here are the hits and misses of CES 2017, from the Financial Times: Hits Folding selfie drone © […]
When robots inevitably take over our planet, as the dystopian vision of science fiction writers foretells, well lose our jobs, our freedom, our humanity. Theyre already making it in a commercial kitchen in the heart of Silicon Valley: Two robots named Pepe and Giorgio squirt sauce on dough, and another robot, Marta, spreads it. A […]