Massachusetts State Police Becomes First Agency To Test Out Robot Dog

by Bill Galluccio, Jamn945.iheart.com -

The Massachusetts State Police have been quietly testing Boston Dynamics' robot dog named Spot and took it out into the field on two separate occasions. Boston Dynamics has been leasing Spot to a [...]

The Robot, Unemployment, And Immigrants

By Roberto Savio, Transform-network.net -

Going out, you swipe the card, which goes to your bank account or to a credit card, and that it is. No ques, no cashiers, fast and easy. The first shop, in Seattle, has a roaring success. Nobody [...]

Will AI Jobs Revolution Bring About Human Revolt, Too?

By Kentaro Toyama, theconversation.com -

But the job apocalypse might have a silver lining. The Luddites of the 1800s were unsuccessful for a number of reasons: They were politically marginal. They were not well-organized. They [...]

Are Robots Keeping Wages Low?

By Jesse Ferreras, www.globalnews.ca -

By Jesse Ferreras for Global News - It used to be the case that when employers had trouble hiring, wages would increase in places with low jobless rates. Then came the rise of machines. These [...]

Robots Dying Rapidly When They Try To Clean Up Fukushima

By Niamh McIntyre, www.independent.co.uk -

By Niamh McIntyre For Independent - A Japanese company tasked with cleaning up Fukushima, the site of the worst nuclear disaster since Chernobyl, has admitted that its attempts to probe the site [...]

Robots “Cheaper Than Any Human Worker” Mean End Of Jobs

By Mac Slavo, www.activistpost.com -

By Mac Slavo for Activist Post - Before future-history brings us a dark and grim reality pitted against a killer Terminatorrobot army, humanity will have to face job killing robots. And that may [...]

IDF Expects UGVs, Robots To Play Ever-Greater Roles In Combat

By Yaakov Lapin, www.jpost.com -

The army will deploy new unmanned ground vehicles that can carry remote-controled weapons and sensors for surveillance missions to patrol the Gazan border this year. The Tomcar-based Guardium, [...]