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Robot workers – how threatening are the perspectives?

October 6, 2016

Via: James Hughes

The large-scale automatization of manufacturing processes and of services is not fresh out the box, yet it managed to remain a hot topic.  Various online sources have debated in 2015 how the digital revolution will look like and what it […]


Gadgets

8 Ways Virtual Reality Is For More Than Just Video Games

June 27, 2016

Via: Gizmodo

Virtual reality, a dream of science fiction writers for decades, is the closest to a true reality than it’s ever been. Multiple headsets are on sale to consumers, and while some aren’t exactly affordable to the common person, such as […]


Gadgets

These three virtual assistants point the way to the future

June 9, 2016

Via: TechHive

We all need a little help sometimes. After all, what are cloud-based, artificially intelligent software agents for? By now we’re all familiar with the usual suspects: Siri, Google Now, Cortana, and Alexa. They introduced most of us to the idea […]


Gadgets

Foxconn replaces 60,000 factory workers with robots

May 27, 2016

Via: NextBigFuture

One factory has “reduced employee strength from 110,000 to 50,000 thanks to the introduction of robots”, a government official told the South China Morning Post.  Xu Yulian, head of publicity for the Kunshan region, added: “More companies are likely to […]


Networking

Fujitsu predicts new technology challenges as the workplace evolves

November 10, 2015

Via: itCurated

Imagine owning a business, but not having to rent or manage an office. New technologies and changes in the way employees work will continue to define how businesses structure and secure the workplace. In a report predicting the changes to […]


Tech

Target plans to test robot workers at its upcoming concept store

September 22, 2015

Via: Jacob Siegal

Ever since I was young, I’ve only ever known one way to find an item at a big brick-and-mortar retailer like Target — wander around until I stumble across it. It’s not that I was too shy to approach the […]