Legal robots deployed in China to help decide thousands of cases

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Daily update ⋅ August 4, 2017
NEWS
Chinese rebel robots apparently re-educated after rogue rants

BEIJING/SHANGHAI (Reuters) – China has taken down two online robots that appeared to go rogue, responding to users’ questions with one saying …
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Legal robots deployed in China to help decide thousands of cases

‘Legal robots‘ have been deployed on thousands of cases in China to help decide sentencing. The robots – which are about three feet tall and have …
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I Spent the Night With Yelp’s Robot Security Guard, Cobalt

Cobalt is one in a growing class of autonomous robots developed for spaces like malls, museums, and offices—the kinds of places that are more …
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Former Facebook executive says society will COLLAPSE within 30 years asrobots put half of …

A former Facebook executive has quit his job and now lives as a recluse in the wilderness – because he is convinced that machines will take over the …
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New Amazon hire isn’t worried about his 5000 new robot colleagues

Christopher Musco landed a job at Amazon’s fulfillment center in Robbinsville, New Jersey on Wednesday, and he can’t wait to meet his new …
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Radio Atlantic: Ask Not What Your Robots Can Do For You

Radio Atlantic: Ask Not What Your Robots Can Do For You. Our increasingly smart machines aren’t just changing the workforce, they’re changing us.
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Collaborative robots improve production costs, product quality

To maintain throughput, improve quality and reduce its reliance on outside suppliers, the company now uses a collaborative robot to support …
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Fun and learning with robots: library wraps up summer program

The summer’s final World-Class Wednesday event put on by the Middletown Public Library might have been about robots, but the fun and education …
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Column: Seems like we’ll all be robots sooner or later

Over the years, robots – automation – have eliminated millions of manufacturing jobs. And we are being warned that jobs such as cashier, truck driver, …
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In Etna, 5000 robots help speed up your Amazon order

At Amazon’s more than 1 million-square-foot fulfillment center in Etna, located 15 miles east of Columbus, 5,000 robots shuffle inventory shelves in a …
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WEB
Teaching Robots Right From Wrong

It is urgent that robots and robotic systems be taught how to behave appropriately in a broad range of situations. Credit: Brett Ryder. More than 400 …
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Girls Who Code Weeks 3 and 4: Robots, the Internet and College

Last week was about robotics. The girls wired and programmed Arduino robots to perform a variety of tasks based on sensor input. They particularly …
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Hotel EMC2 opens with robots, Alexa and other tech amenities

Robots are becoming common helpers in hospitality, showing up in hotels around the world. From Japan’s all-robot hotel to Hilton’s robot concierge, …
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Robots on Film Season

To coincide with our Robots & AI exhibitions season, we have programmed some classic films for all ages that feature some of cinema’s greatest …