While the AI revolution will first automate away most of the jobs first, what happens next? Will they ever become conscious? How will we know? And what shall we do once machines become conscious? Do we need to grant them rights?
By now, you have likely seen videos of Boston Dynamics’ innovative robotic projects. Among the most famous are the “robot dogs.” But did you ever wonder what would happen if a real dog ever met one of their robot dogs?
Well, wonder no more. As an added bonus, it’s a Schnauzer.
For two weeks each year, college students take over a massive stadium and fill it with fighting drones, plastic ammo, and rapt spectators. This is Robomasters, held in Shenzhen by DJI, the world’s leading drone maker. In part two of Hello World Shenzhen, Bloomberg Businessweek’s Ashlee Vance goes inside the world of Nerf-style robo-warfare to spotlight the kinds of innovation that have kept DJI, at the forefront of a booming market, and demonstrates why you may not want him on your squad.
In this episode of National Geographic’s Year Million, the show takes on AI, robotics, and their impact on human society.
Vinit Jain, a passionate Software Engineer, Entrepreneur, and the Dean of School of AI Pune, imagines several future possibilities with humanoid robots and how it will change our world.
In this episode of BBC Click, the team goes swinging with Francesco Molinari, chats death with Hollywood actor Sean Bean and explores the latest in robotic surgery
Here’s a fascinating look at yet another technology that was science-fiction not too long ago: exoskeleton technology to help the disabled walk.
Watch this video by BBC Click and be amazed.
BBC Click goes to Japan to check out some of their cutting-edge work in robotics.
For decades, we’ve dreamed of robots that can be our companions.
Now, Danielle Ishak is trying to build one. Named ElliQ, this robot is aimed at the elderly who live alone, and it’s in the homes of about a dozen beta testers in the Bay Area. Ishak’s task is to study these seniors’ interactions with ElliQ to make sure the robot is something they actually want. This is the fifth episode of Next Jobs, a mini-documentary series about careers of the future hosted by Bloomberg Technology’s Aki Ito.
This wide-ranging episode of BBC Click is definitely worth watching.
Also, where can I get one of those laundry doing robots?