Slashdot Items Tagged "robot"

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Wednesday December 13, 2017 @04:44PM Robots Are Being Used To Shoo Away Homeless People In San Francisco
Sunday December 10, 2017 @07:26PM After Automating Order-Taking, Fast Food Chains Had to Hire More Workers
Thursday November 30, 2017 @05:03PM Russia Says It Will Ignore Any UN Ban of Killer Robots
Wednesday November 29, 2017 @05:34PM 375 Million Jobs May Be Automated By 2030, Study Suggests
Monday November 27, 2017 @05:56PM Scientists Have Built Robot Muscles That Can Lift 1,000 Times Their Own Weight
Saturday November 25, 2017 @09:58PM Famous Robot from 1956 Movie Auctioned For $5.3 Million
Saturday November 25, 2017 @12:27AM Is Sharp's Robot Vacuum Cleaner Vulnerable To Remote Take-over?
Thursday November 23, 2017 @12:23PM Google's Eric Schmidt Says People Want Dish-Washing Robots To Clean Up the Kitchen More Than Any Other Kind
Sunday November 19, 2017 @04:16PM Six Years After Fukushima, Robots Finally Find Its Reactors' Melted Uranium Fuel
Saturday November 18, 2017 @07:20PM Musk-Backed 'Slaughterbots' Video Will Warn the UN About Killer Microdrones
Friday November 17, 2017 @06:37PM 'Robots Are Not Taking Over,' Says Head of UN Body of Autonomous Weapons
Saturday November 11, 2017 @03:49PM Study Finds Robot Surgeons Are Actually Slower and More Expensive
Friday November 10, 2017 @07:33PM Ford Pilots a New Exoskeleton To Lessen Worker Fatigue
Friday October 27, 2017 @04:09PM Wall Street's Research Jobs Are the Most Likely To Be Upended By AI
Thursday October 26, 2017 @03:55PM Walmart Tests Shelf-Scanning Robots In Over 50 Stores
Tuesday October 24, 2017 @04:00PM Sony Reportedly Announcing New Robot Dog Next Month
Sunday October 22, 2017 @11:42PM The Factory Where Robots Build Robots
Saturday October 21, 2017 @03:37PM See Giant Robots Fight. US vs Japan Match On YouTube
Wednesday October 18, 2017 @04:16PM Bankers Publicly Embracing Robots Are Privately Fearing Job Cuts
Monday September 25, 2017 @12:52AM Ray Kurzweil Explains Why Technology Won't Eliminate Human Jobs
Friday September 22, 2017 @07:57PM Inside Amazon's Warehouses: Thousands of Senior Citizens and the Occasional Robot Mishap
Wednesday September 20, 2017 @04:27PM Scientists Create World's First 'Molecular Robot' Capable of Building Molecules
Sunday September 17, 2017 @11:07AM 'Bodega' CEO Apologizes, Insists They'll Create More Jobs
Thursday September 14, 2017 @03:33PM You Are Already Living Inside a Computer
Sunday September 10, 2017 @10:02PM As Robots Move Into Amazon's Warehouses, What's Happening To Its Human Workers?
Sunday September 10, 2017 @08:03AM Swarms Of Flying Robot Bees Could Monitor Weather, Collect Data
Tuesday September 05, 2017 @04:05PM Only 13 Percent of Americans Are Scared Robots Will Take Their Jobs, Gallup Poll Shows
Wednesday August 30, 2017 @04:52PM New T-Shirt Sewing Robot Can Make As Many Shirts Per Hour As 17 Factory Workers
Tuesday August 29, 2017 @08:27PM Domino's Market Tests A Self-Driving Pizza Delivery Car
Tuesday August 29, 2017 @07:29PM South Korea Moves Towards The World's First 'Robot Tax'
Tuesday August 22, 2017 @03:34PM Autonomous Forklift May Eat Up Warehouse Jobs
Monday August 21, 2017 @05:35PM Bricklaying Robots and Exoskeletons Are the Future of the Construction Industry
Sunday August 20, 2017 @11:35PM Elon Musk Backs Call For A Global Ban On Killer Robots
Tuesday August 08, 2017 @04:19PM AI Factory Boss Will Tell Workers and Robots How To Work Together
Friday August 04, 2017 @05:51PM MegaBots Is Finally Going To Take On Japan In the World's First Giant Robot Duel
Sunday July 30, 2017 @11:56PM Football-Playing Robots Compete At RoboCup 2017
Sunday July 30, 2017 @07:11PM A Robot At DEFCON Cracked A Safe Within 30 Minutes
Wednesday July 26, 2017 @03:25PM The Inside Story of the Lily Drone's Collapse
Saturday July 22, 2017 @09:02PM Top US General Warns Against Rogue Killer Robots
Sunday July 16, 2017 @05:37PM Y Combinator Announces Funding For UBI-Supporting Political Candidates
Wednesday July 12, 2017 @03:08PM 'World's First Robot Lawyer' Now Available In All 50 States
Saturday July 08, 2017 @02:39PM Google Funds A Team Of Robot Journalists
Tuesday July 04, 2017 @09:03PM 'Call For a Ban On Child Sex Robots'
Saturday July 01, 2017 @05:41PM Central Bankers Warned Of Possible Economic 'Robocalypse'
Monday June 26, 2017 @09:00PM Amazon Robots Poised To Revamp How Whole Foods Runs Warehouses
Thursday June 22, 2017 @03:57PM McDonald's Hits All-Time High As Wall Street Cheers Replacement of Cashiers With Kiosks
Wednesday June 21, 2017 @05:07PM Curiosity Rover Decides, By Itself, What To Investigate On Mars
Wednesday June 21, 2017 @02:17PM Just 14 People Make 500,000 Tons of Steel a Year in Austria
Wednesday June 21, 2017 @10:40AM Jack Ma: In 30 Years People Will Work Four Hours a Day and Maybe Four Days a Week
Friday June 16, 2017 @10:47AM Amazon Says It Won't Replace Whole Foods Cashiers With Computers... Yet
Tuesday June 13, 2017 @08:31PM Roomba Inventor Launches 'Tertill', a Weed-Killing Robot For Your Garden
Sunday June 11, 2017 @08:01PM How Lego Clicked: The Super Brand That Reinvented Itself
Friday June 09, 2017 @09:41AM Google Has Finally Found a Buyer For Its Scary Robot Companies Boston Dynamics and Schaft: SoftBank
Friday June 02, 2017 @03:58PM 'Our Streets Are Made For People': San Francisco Mulls Ban On Delivery Robots
Friday June 02, 2017 @10:58AM EU Commissioner Says No to Bill Gates' Robot Tax Idea
Sunday May 28, 2017 @08:28PM Walt Mossberg's Last Column Calls For Privacy and Security Laws
Wednesday May 24, 2017 @03:28PM Robot Police Officer Goes On Duty In Dubai
Wednesday May 24, 2017 @03:21PM Consumers Trust Robots For Surgery Over Savings, Research Finds
Friday May 19, 2017 @04:23PM Robots Could Wipe Out Another 6 Million Retail Jobs
Monday May 15, 2017 @02:41PM A Lowe's Hardware Store Is Trialling Exoskeletons To Give Workers a Helping Hand
Sunday May 14, 2017 @12:29PM WSJ Columnist: Robots Aren't Destroying Enough Jobs
Tuesday May 02, 2017 @02:58PM San Francisco Politician Jane Kim Is Exploring a Tax On Robots
Tuesday May 02, 2017 @08:08AM Credit Suisse Deploys 20 Robots Within Bank
Sunday April 30, 2017 @05:30PM VC Founder Predicts AI Will Take 50% Of All Human Jobs Within 10 Years
Saturday April 29, 2017 @08:12PM Humans Are Already Harassing Security Robots
Saturday April 29, 2017 @06:21PM Wired Founding Editor Now Challenges 'The Myth of A Superhuman AI'
Friday April 28, 2017 @04:41PM Washington State Orchard Owners Look To Robots As Labor Shortage Worsens
Friday April 28, 2017 @03:26PM MIT Creates 3D-Printing Robot That Can Construct a Home Off-Grid In 14 Hours
Monday April 24, 2017 @09:22AM Billionaire Jack Ma Says CEOs Could Be Robots in 30 Years, Warns of Decades of 'Pain' From AI
Monday April 17, 2017 @05:19PM Chinese Warehouse Cut Labor Costs In Half With a Fleet of Tiny Robots
Sunday April 16, 2017 @09:47PM Russia Wants To Send A Gun-Shooting Robot To The ISS
Friday April 14, 2017 @02:48PM A New Survey Shows Consumers Are Not That Freaked Out By Tech
Thursday April 13, 2017 @05:04PM AI Programs Exhibit Racial and Gender Biases, Research Reveals
Wednesday April 12, 2017 @10:06AM Japan Automakers Look To Robots To Keep Elderly On the Move
Friday April 07, 2017 @04:14PM RightHand Robotics Automates a New Type of Warehouse Work: Recognizing, Picking Up Items From Boxes
Tuesday April 04, 2017 @05:32PM GM Hooking 30,000 Robots To Internet To Keep Factories Humming
Sunday April 02, 2017 @01:58PM Can Robots Help Children With Autism?
Sunday April 02, 2017 @09:49AM Robots Could Solve the Lionfish Ecological Disaster
Friday March 31, 2017 @11:12PM Fear of Robots Taking Jobs in the Short Term is Overblown, Says General Electric CEO
Friday March 31, 2017 @10:25PM New UBI Program Launches In Canada To 'Define Our Future'
Tuesday March 28, 2017 @10:32AM Evidence That Robots Are Winning the Race for American Jobs
Saturday March 25, 2017 @08:43PM US Workers Face A Higher Risk Of Being Replaced By Robots
Friday March 24, 2017 @08:14PM Steve Wozniak Invests In Robot-Powered Paper-Digitizing Startup
Thursday March 16, 2017 @02:13PM BMW Says Self-Driving Car To Be Level 5 Capable In Five Years
Wednesday March 15, 2017 @05:28PM America May Miss Out On the Next Industrial Revolution
Wednesday March 15, 2017 @01:29PM If American Robots Had Their Own Economy, It'd Be Bigger Than Switzerland
Monday March 13, 2017 @08:09PM A Rogue Robot Is Blamed For a Human Colleague's Gruesome Death
Saturday March 11, 2017 @08:56PM Backlash Builds Against Bill Gates' Call For A Robot Tax
Saturday March 11, 2017 @01:32PM Report: Up To 15% Of Twitter Accounts Are Bots
Thursday March 09, 2017 @07:35PM Google's reCAPTCHA Turns 'Invisible,' Will Separate Bots From People Without Challenges
Tuesday March 07, 2017 @08:14AM Robots in Warehouses To Jump 15X Over Next 4 Years
Sunday March 05, 2017 @05:41PM What Happens When Robots Can Deliver Your Groceries?
Saturday March 04, 2017 @10:44PM More Fast Food Restaurants Are Now Automating
Thursday March 02, 2017 @04:13PM Virginia Becomes First State To Legalize Delivery Robots
Thursday March 02, 2017 @10:16AM Skin deep? Robots To Wear Real Human Tissue
Thursday March 02, 2017 @10:00AM 'Robots Won't Just Take Our Jobs -- They'll Make the Rich Even Richer'
Monday February 27, 2017 @06:35PM Boston Dynamics Reveals Handle, A Robot That Is 6 Feet Tall, Lifts 100 Pounds, and Jumps Up To 4 Feet
Monday February 27, 2017 @10:05AM Supersmart Robots Will Outnumber Humans Within 30 Years, Says SoftBank CEO
Thursday February 23, 2017 @04:06PM Study Reveals Bot-On-Bot Editing Wars Raging On Wikipedia's Pages
Wednesday February 22, 2017 @09:00AM Uber's Self-Driving Cars Are Now Picking Up Passengers in Arizona
Saturday February 18, 2017 @12:58AM New Kit Turns A Raspberry Pi Into A Robot Arm
Friday February 17, 2017 @04:08PM Bill Gates: The Robot That Takes Your Job Should Pay Taxes
Friday February 17, 2017 @03:38PM EU Moves To Bring In AI Laws, But Rejects Robot Tax Proposal
Monday February 13, 2017 @10:46AM Elon Musk: Humans Need To Merge With Machines Else They Will Become Irrelevant in AI Age
Friday February 10, 2017 @07:56PM Excessive Radiation Inside Fukushima Fries Clean-Up Robot
Monday February 06, 2017 @05:36PM 'We Need Robots To Take Our Jobs,' Veteran Tech Reporter John Markoff Explains Why
Monday February 06, 2017 @08:00AM Are Robots Coming To Take Investor Jobs on Wall Street?
Sunday February 05, 2017 @02:19PM Are Gates, Musk Being 'Too Aggressive' With AI Concerns?
Wednesday February 01, 2017 @01:23PM Leaked Video Shows New 'Nightmare-Inducing' Wheeled Robot From Boston Dynamics
Saturday January 28, 2017 @02:26PM Can A Robot Fool 'I Am Not A Robot' Captchas?
Thursday January 26, 2017 @12:57AM DragonflEye Project Wants To Turn Insects Into Cyborg Drones
Sunday January 22, 2017 @12:46PM Tiny New Robots Perform Eye Surgery
Wednesday January 18, 2017 @05:03PM Robotic Sleeve Mimics Muscles To Keep a Heart Beating
Tuesday January 17, 2017 @07:20PM NASA Is Making New Robots That Can Control Themselves
Friday January 13, 2017 @05:24PM Drone Maker Lily Robotics Faked Promotional Video, Gets Sued For False Advertising and Misleading Business Practices
Friday January 13, 2017 @09:57AM Half the Work People Do Can Be Automated, Says McKinsey
Thursday January 12, 2017 @03:13PM Europe Calls For Mandatory 'Kill Switches' On Robots
Tuesday January 10, 2017 @03:51PM Pentagon Successfully Tests Micro-Drone Swarm
Thursday January 05, 2017 @09:41PM A Squishy Clockwork BioBot Releases Doses of Drugs Inside the Body
Wednesday January 04, 2017 @02:30PM Amazon's Robot Workforce Grows By 50 Percent In Just One Year
Monday January 02, 2017 @09:03AM Japanese White-Collar Workers Are Already Being Replaced by Artificial Intelligence
Friday December 30, 2016 @01:14PM Foxconn Boosting Automated Production in China
Thursday December 29, 2016 @06:48PM Mining Companies Are Using Autonomous Trucks, Drills and Trains To Boost Efficiency, Reduce Employees
Tuesday December 27, 2016 @05:59PM Avatar-Style Manned Robot Takes First Steps In South Korea
Tuesday December 27, 2016 @08:17AM Humans Marrying Robots? Experts Say It's Really Coming
Thursday December 22, 2016 @03:28PM Stanford Built a Humanoid Submarine Robot To Explore a 17th-Century Shipwreck
Wednesday December 21, 2016 @12:26AM White House: US Needs a Stronger Social Safety Net To Help Workers Displaced by Robots
Saturday December 17, 2016 @01:51PM The UN Will Consider Banning Killer Robots
Sunday December 11, 2016 @05:15PM Robots Are Already Replacing Fast-Food Workers
Thursday December 08, 2016 @04:40PM Watchdog Group Claims Smart Toys Are Spying On Kids
Tuesday December 06, 2016 @09:05PM NASA Awards $127 Million Contract For Refueling Mission Spacecraft
Tuesday December 06, 2016 @04:17PM Scientists Develop Robotic Hand For People With Quadriplegia
Monday December 05, 2016 @11:19AM Many CEOs Believe Technology Will Make People Largely Irrelevant
Sunday November 27, 2016 @04:36PM Self-Driving Trucks Begin Real-World Tests on Ohio's Highways
Thursday November 24, 2016 @10:23PM Slashdot Asks: Will Farming Be Fully Automated in the Future?
Monday November 21, 2016 @04:20PM Panasonic Invests $60 Million In World's First Laundry-Folding Robot
Friday November 18, 2016 @10:45PM Why Automation Won't Displace Human Workers
Friday November 11, 2016 @06:11PM Robot Solves Rubik's Cube In Less Than a Second
Sunday November 06, 2016 @10:52PM Elon Musk Predicts Automation Will Lead To A Universal Basic Income
Thursday November 03, 2016 @04:23PM Scientists Develop Magnetic Ink That Can Self-Heal Gadgets When They Break
Monday October 31, 2016 @12:37PM China's New Policing Computer Is Frontend Cattle Prod, Backend Supercomputer
Sunday October 30, 2016 @04:21PM 'Armies' of Twitter Bots Bolster Both The Trump And Clinton Campaigns
Saturday October 29, 2016 @05:01PM Mines May Eliminate More Than Half Their Human Workers Within 10 Years
Friday October 28, 2016 @06:18PM Harvard Scientists Invent Cigarette-Smoking Robot For Better Lung Disease Research
Sunday October 23, 2016 @06:25PM US Police Consider Flying Drones Armed With Stun Guns
Thursday October 20, 2016 @03:27PM US Army 'Will Have More Robot Soldiers Than Humans' By 2025, Says Former British Spy
Monday October 17, 2016 @03:36PM Slashdot Asks: Do We Need To Plan For a Future Without Jobs And Should We Resort To Universal Basic Income?
Friday October 14, 2016 @08:17PM Proud Cyborg Athletes Compete In The World's First Cybathlon
Monday October 10, 2016 @03:27PM Talking 'Sofia' Robot Tells 60 Minutes That It's Sentient And Has A Soul
Thursday October 06, 2016 @11:38AM Google Canceled the Launch of a Robotic Arm After it Failed the 'Toothbrush Test'
Wednesday October 05, 2016 @07:40PM Google Releases Open Source 'Cartographer'
Monday October 03, 2016 @09:20PM Toyota's Kirobo Mini Companion Robot To Sell For $400
Sunday September 25, 2016 @05:24PM 'Transformer' BMW Turns Into A Giant Robot
Monday September 19, 2016 @04:22PM UK Standards Body Issues Official Guidance On Robot Ethics
Sunday September 18, 2016 @04:33PM Robot Handcuffed and Arrested At Moscow Rally
Saturday September 17, 2016 @07:31PM Robot Snatches Rifle From Barricaded Suspect, Ends Standoff
Wednesday September 14, 2016 @12:56AM Robots Will Eliminate 6% of All US Jobs By 2021, Says Report
Thursday September 08, 2016 @03:35PM Alphabet Partners With Chipotle To Deliver Burritos Using Drones
Tuesday September 06, 2016 @01:34PM An Algorithm May Soon Cover Your Local Sports Team
Tuesday September 06, 2016 @09:31AM Pentagon Chiefs Fear Advanced Robot Weapons Wiping Out Humanity
Sunday August 28, 2016 @04:34PM Recent College Grads Aim To Land A Robot On The Moon
Saturday August 27, 2016 @03:41PM Domino's Will Deliver Pizza By Drone and By Robot
Friday August 26, 2016 @09:28AM Robot Babies Not Effective Birth Control, Australian Study Finds
Friday August 26, 2016 @03:57AM Robot Babies Not Effective Birth Control, Australian Study Finds
Wednesday August 24, 2016 @04:00PM 'Octobot' Is The World's First Soft-Bodied Robot
Sunday August 21, 2016 @09:32AM Intel Demos A New Robotics Controller Running Ubuntu
Sunday August 21, 2016 @09:31AM Colorado Teen Designs Robotic Arm With 3D Printing
Friday August 19, 2016 @02:16PM 'We're Just Rentals': Uber Drivers Ask Where They Fit In a Self-Driving Future
Thursday August 18, 2016 @06:51PM RealDoll CEO Aims To Make Its Sex Dolls Love You Back Via AI App
Thursday August 11, 2016 @05:05PM 8 Paralyzed Patients Learn To Walk Again Using Virtual Reality
Tuesday August 09, 2016 @05:48PM Nicholas Carr Says Tech 'Utopia Is Creepy'
Friday August 05, 2016 @12:33PM The Pill Robot Is Coming
Saturday July 30, 2016 @01:56PM Open Source Gardening Robot 'FarmBot' Raises $560,000
Friday July 29, 2016 @02:44PM Judge Rules Political Robocalls Are Protected By First Amendment
Friday July 29, 2016 @02:30PM US Military Using $600K 'Drone Buggies' To Patrol Camps In Africa
Friday July 22, 2016 @01:32PM China Wants To Be a Top 10 Nation For Automation By Putting More Robots In Its Factories
Tuesday July 19, 2016 @04:34PM MIT's Ori Robotic Modular Furniture Is Designed To Make Small Places Feel More Roomy
Monday July 18, 2016 @05:27PM BuzzFeed and Washington Post To Use Robots For RNC Coverage
Saturday July 16, 2016 @11:41AM Robotic Exoskeletons May Become Skintight Suits
Thursday July 14, 2016 @08:14PM How President Jimmy Carter Saved The Space Shuttle
Wednesday July 13, 2016 @04:27PM Parents Upset After Their Boy Was 'Knocked Down and Run Over' By A Security Robot
Sunday July 10, 2016 @11:59AM Hostess Saves Twinkies By Automating, Fires 94% Of Their Workforce
Friday July 08, 2016 @12:52PM Using a Bomb Robot to Kill a Suspect Is an Unprecedented Shift in Policing
Thursday July 07, 2016 @06:09PM Robot Stingray Is Powered By Rat Heart Cells
Wednesday July 06, 2016 @03:39PM Entire Federal Government Exempt From Robocall Laws, FCC Rules
Tuesday July 05, 2016 @12:14PM Uber Hires a Robot To Patrol Its Parking Lot and It's Way Cheaper Than a Security Guard
Sunday July 03, 2016 @03:48AM Rolling Drone Delivery Robots Have Arrived
Friday July 01, 2016 @10:44PM Facebook Messenger Now Has 11,000 Bots
Wednesday June 29, 2016 @01:55AM Satya Nadella Explores How Humans and AI Can Work Together To Solve Society's Greatest Challenges
Saturday June 25, 2016 @09:11AM Artificially Intelligent Russian Robot Escapes...Again
Friday June 24, 2016 @06:07PM Robot Pizza Company 'Zume' Wants To Be 'Amazon of Food'
Thursday June 23, 2016 @03:10PM Boston Dynamics' SpotMini Is All Electric, Agile, and Has A Capable Face-Arm
Wednesday June 22, 2016 @04:07PM Europe's Robots To Become 'Electronic Persons' Under Draft Plan
Tuesday June 21, 2016 @02:32PM Elon Musk's Open Source OpenAI: We're Working On a Robot For Your Household Chores
Monday June 20, 2016 @02:54PM Twitch Brings CFAA and Trademark Claim Against Bot Operators
Friday June 17, 2016 @11:47AM It's Happening: A Robot Escaped a Lab In Russia and Made a Dash For Freedom
Tuesday June 14, 2016 @11:54PM Walmart Experimenting With Robotic Shopping Cart For Stores
Monday June 13, 2016 @03:21PM Programmer Automates His Job For 6 Years, Gets Fired, Realizes He Has Forgotten How To Code
Sunday June 12, 2016 @05:48PM Autonomous Robot Intentionally Hurts People To Make Them Bleed
Sunday June 05, 2016 @05:36PM Siemens Now Commands An Army Of Spider Robots