Tag: robotics


Technology is Changing the Future of Work. Mapping Future Jobs: From Nanomedicine Surgeons and Exobiologists to E-Sports Virtual Referees

October 12, 2022

Via: Natalie Dunn

The pandemic has accelerated the process of digitization. Recent studies show that one in five companies is looking to automate jobs and replace employees with robots. The good news, however, is that for all the jobs that are being eliminated, […]

Predictions, Trends

Global automation readiness. Who’s prepared, who’s in trouble?

April 23, 2018

Via: ZDNet

In early 2017, President Obama’s top economic and science advisors wrote a report entitled, “Artificial Intelligence, Automation, and the Economy.” The report is a cleared-eyed collation of current data and predictions pertaining to the accelerating pace of adoption of automation […]

Innovations, Predictions, Trends

Robotics in business: Everything humans need to know

December 13, 2017

Via: ZDNet

One kind of robot has endured for the last half-century: the hulking one-armed Goliaths that dominate industrial assembly lines. These industrial robots have been task-specific — built to spot weld, say, or add threads to the end of a pipe. […]

Computing, Hardware

Google is reportedly selling Boston Dynamics, makers of functional (and creepy) robots

March 18, 2016

Via: TechSpot

We’ve watched Boston Dynamics’ Atlas robot grow up before our very eyes over the past few years. But now, like a deadbeat dad, its parent company is saying goodbye. Sources familiar with the matter tell Bloomberg that executives at Google […]


The DARPA Robotics Challenge Was A Bust

July 6, 2015

Via: Erik Sofge

It’s been close to a month since the DARPA Robotics Challenge (DRC) wrapped up. That’s time enough to face facts. The biggest and most well-funded international robotics competition in years was a failure. That doesn’t feel good to write. The […]