Tag: robots

“Humans Need Not Apply”: great video on automation and human work (via Slate). Must watch.

Really great video. Made me think – a LOT. Humans Need Not Apply: Watch a dark video on automation and human work. This past January, the Economist set off alarm bells when it noted in a story on the future of work that 47 percent of jobs were at risk of becoming automated in the next two ...

How Your Machines Get Smarter (good infographic via Mashable)

Nice infographic “Years ago people thought we would be living like The Jetsons by now. We may not be as technologically advanced as once thought, but we have come a long way from computers that filled up whole rooms. Now, we have machines that think and execute smart actions.” from Pocket http://ift.tt/VcdCKK ...

Revolt Against the Robot Uprising ? The key to defeating robots -in movies and in real life- is doing what they can’t (via Entrepreneur.com)

Why You Should Revolt Against the ‘Robot Uprising’ According to statistics from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the manufacturing industry lost 2.3 million jobs in the most recent recession. Since then, factories have only regained 526,000 jobs, a sad sign of Jobs’ visionary nature. A promotional video on the Mac Pro’s assembly clearly shows ...

Jobs That Will Be Lost To Robots – Business Insider

Jobs That Will Be Lost To Robots – Business Insider.

The 7 stages of Robot Replacement: how we will live with machines (via Kevin Kelly)

The relationship between humans, data and machines is quickly becoming one of my key topics. I just ran across this brilliant comment by Kevin Kelly (Chief Maverick at Wired:) see below. Be sure to also read Kevin’s most recent update on this topic, in Wired’s December 2012 edition. Here are some ...

The Robot Will See You Now – Jonathan Cohn – The Atlantic

IBM’s Watson—the same machine that beat Ken Jennings at Jeopardy—is now churning through case histories at Memorial Sloan-Kettering, learning to make diagnoses and treatment recommendations. This is one in a series of developments suggesting that technology may be about to disrupt health care in the same way it has disrupted ...

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