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Examples: Robotics and Automation

Impact on the future of work from Robotics and Automation

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Article venturebeat.com
Opentrons raises $10 million for scientists to automate lab experiments with robot...
Opentrons, a company that’s setting out to help life scientists automate many of their experiments using robotics, has raised $10 million in a seed fund...



MIT's Soft Robotic Fish Explores Reefs in Fiji - IEEE Spectrum
This soft robotic fish is reef friendly and won't scare away the real thing



Article nytimes.com
Bricklayers Think They’re Safe From Robots. Decide for Yourself. - The New York Times
Automation vs. artisanship: Why bricklayers aren't worried about robot overlords, for now.



Article nytimes.com
A Robot Makes a Mean Caesar Salad, but Will It Cost Jobs?
New York Times, 2017: "A new robot that tosses salads could reduce germs at salad bars. Its inventor says it won’t put people out of work. Others are no...



Robot-assisted surgery for kidney removal associated with longer operating times, ...
A Stanford study of nearly 24,000 patients with kidney cancer concluded that robot-assisted laparoscopic surgeries are associated with increases in oper...



Article voxeu.org
The rise of robots in the German labour market
Recent research has shown that industrial robots have caused severe job and earnings losses in the US. This column explores the impact of robots on the ...



Walmart will soon have robots roaming the aisles in 50 stores
Business Insider, 2017: "Robots will soon be roaming up and down the aisles in 50 Walmart stores, scanning for out-of-stock items and other errors.



Changing Lanes: Watch Median Movers & Cone Collectors Rapidly Modify Roads
(podcast) 99% Invisible - From everyday lane switches to periodic construction detours, being able to modify lanes quickly, easily and safely with machi...



Article media.ford.com
Ford Pilots New Exoskeleton Technology to Help Lessen Chance of Worker Fatigue, In...
Called EksoVest, the wearable technology elevates and supports a worker’s arms while performing overhead tasks.



Article bloomberg.com
Mercedes Plans More Drone Deliveries After 100 Perfect Flights - Bloomberg
Mercedes-Benz, conducting the biggest test using drones to ship everyday items like ground coffee and cellphones, said the mini aircraft completed 100 d...



Article nytimes.com
Robot Conquers One of the Hardest Human Tasks: Assembling Ikea Furniture - The New...
Researchers in Singapore explained how they created a robot that could devise and execute a plan to put together an Ikea chair. ..



Article bloomberg.com
This Engineer Is Building an Armada of Saildrones That Could Remake Weather Foreca...
Engineer and adventurer Richard Jenkins has made oceangoing robots that could revolutionize fishing, drilling, and environmental science. His aim: a tho...



Article techcrunch.com
Your vegetables are going to be picked by robots sooner than you think – TechCrunch
In the very near future, robots are going to be picking the vegetables that appear on grocery store shelves across America. The automation revolution th...


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