All posts tagged with Culture & Society
10/10/2017 / By Rhonda Johansson

Four out of 10 Britons would not consider having an “affair” with a sex robot as cheating. The dalliance, if

http://www.robotics.news/2017-10-10-is-having-sex-with-a-robot-cheating-on-your-spouse-40-say-no.html

09/11/2017 / By D. Samuelson

The International Bar Association (IBA), says Ibanet.org, is the “world’s leading organization of international legal practitioners, bar associations and law societies.”

http://www.robotics.news/2017-09-11-rise-of-the-robots-will-force-employers-to-have-human-hiring-quotas-even-if-robots-can-do-their-job-better.html

09/04/2017 / By JD Heyes

By 2025, it’s possible that the last vestiges of privacy that still remain — and there aren’t many — will

http://www.robotics.news/2017-09-04-the-end-of-privacy-drone-makers-looking-to-expand-into-civilian-law-enforcement-market-as-replacement-for-police-helicopters.html

08/14/2017 / By Isabelle Z.

Amazon is still sorting out all the details of drone delivery before it launches the service on a grand scale.

http://www.robotics.news/2017-08-14-amazing-building-a-massive-army-of-drone-deployment-zones-that-can-also-be-used-to-wage-warfare-on-americans.html

08/09/2017 / By Jhoanna Robinson

In China, there is a province that makes use of “legal robots” to help decide the outcome of multiple criminal

http://www.robotics.news/2017-08-09-communist-china-now-using-robots-to-issue-arrest-warrants.html

08/06/2017 / By Rhonda Johansson

An estimated 500,000 construction jobs will be replaced by robots by 2020, concludes a troubling analysis published by the World

http://www.robotics.news/2017-08-06-rise-of-the-robots-bricklaying-human-labor-obsolete.html

08/01/2017 / By Rhonda Johansson

Losing our jobs to robots is no longer a topic of vague interest; it is now a very real situation,

http://www.robotics.news/2017-08-01-meet-tally-the-grocery-store-shelf-auditing-robot-thats-going-to-put-thousands-of-low-wage-grocery-workers-out-of-a-job.html

07/25/2017 / By Jayson Veley

In February of this year, Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk made a prediction that sounded as though it came

http://www.robotics.news/2017-07-25-what-could-possibly-go-wrong-military-announces-brain-chip-allowing-humans-to-plug-into-a-computer.html

07/06/2017 / By Rhonda Johansson

HEADLINE: Murder. Jobs are being killed left and right — their lifeless bodies thrown rather haphazardly on the streets as

http://www.robotics.news/2017-07-06-small-towns-are-collapsing-as-retail-jobs-evaporate-leaving-thousands-of-workers-with-an-uncertain-future.html

06/30/2017 / By Isabelle Z.

As people around the world are growing increasingly concerned about pesticides, enterprising companies are trying to develop safer pest control

http://www.robotics.news/2017-06-30-insect-killing-laser-battle-robot-can-zap-20-insects-per-second.html

06/29/2017 / By Lance D Johnson

In a move that might not come as much of a surprise, Whole Foods’ new owner Jeff Bezos is expected to

http://www.robotics.news/2017-06-29-its-true-whole-foods-to-fire-humans-and-replace-them-with-robots-under-new-owner-jeff-bezos.html

06/25/2017 / By JD Heyes

A decision this week by McDonald’s to replace thousands of human employees in its workforce with self-serve ordering kiosks in

http://www.robotics.news/2017-06-25-mcdonalds-to-outsource-human-jobs-to-machines.html

05/21/2017 / By Jayson Veley

Since the beginning of film itself, Hollywood has produced hundreds of apocalyptic movies about everything from zombies taking over the

http://www.robotics.news/2017-05-21-a-nuclear-apocalypse-is-far-more-likely-to-exterminate-human-civilization-than-a-robot-uprising-reveals-online-betting-firm.html

05/19/2017 / By Ethan Huff

Researchers from the Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago and the South Texas College of Law are attempting to make

http://www.robotics.news/2017-05-19-skynet-judges-will-human-judges-be-replaced-by-ai-court-computers.html