Robots

Monday, February 11, 2019

Monday, February 11, 2019

 Education committee chairman calls for GCSEs to be scrapped to prepare young people for 'the march of the robots'

Education committee chairman calls for GCSEs to be scrapped to prepare young people for 'the march of the robots'

Education committee chairman calls for GCSEs to be scrapped

Robert Halfon, chair of the education committee, has called for GCSEs to scrapped, saying that the education system needs a radical overhaul to tackle the threat of automation, which he calls "the march of the robots".

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

'1 in 3 workers think their job will be taken by robots within 10 years'

'1 in 3 workers think their job will be taken by robots within 10 years'

'1 in 3 workers think their job will be taken by robots within 10 years'

Research shows many workers claim they're not being offered the chance to gain new skills in preparation for change

Thursday, January 4, 2018

Thursday, January 4, 2018

LG Electronics to unveil robots to rival jobs at supermarkets, hotels and airports

LG Electronics unveil robots to work in supermarkets, hotels and airports

LG Electronics unveil robots to work in supermarkets, hotels and airports

The robots will be unveiled at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas

Monday, October 2, 2017

Monday, October 2, 2017

Intelligent robots may soon replace soldiers fighting wars, warns researcher

Intelligent robots may soon replace soldiers fighting wars, warns researcher

Intelligent robots may soon replace soldiers fighting wars, warns researcher

Researcher Morten Hansbo says robot-on-robot combat is probably right around the corner and some countries may be caught off guard

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

More than 1,000 robots break world record by taking part in dance-off

WATCH Over 1,000 dancing robots form huge flash mob in China

WATCH Over 1,000 dancing robots form huge flash mob in China

The robots made by Chinese company WL Intelligent Tech were able to dance together simultaneously

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Researchers prove hackers could make robots turn violent in shocking video

Researchers prove hackers could make robots turn violent in shocking video

Researchers prove hackers could make robots turn violent in shocking video

Security company IOActive tested 12 devices and found they were all vulnerable to hackers

Monday, August 7, 2017

Monday, August 7, 2017

Meet the new contenders in the 2050 World Cup - robots

Meet the new contenders in the 2050 World Cup - robots

Meet the new contenders in the 2050 World Cup - robots

At the moment, they're struggling to stay upright but they'll be bendy like Beckham in no time

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

The Kalashnikov company has created a war robot with the capability to learn

The Kalashnikov company has created a war robot with the capability to learn from experience

The Kalashnikov company has created a war robot with the capability to learn

The same company which produces machine guns has created a droid which fires its weapons by way of artificial intelligence

US General issues warning against rogue killer robots

US General issues warning against rogue killer robots

US General issues warning against rogue killer robots

The subject came up over the course of a debate in a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing

Friday, July 7, 2017

Friday, July 7, 2017

Pizzeria employs three robot waitresses in Pakistan

Pizzeria employs three robot waiters in Pakistan

Pizzeria employs three robot waiters in Pakistan

Osama Jafari created robot waitresses after being inspired by videos of them online

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

'Robotic sex robots could encourage people to abuse children and rape others', says Foundation for Responsible Robotics

Sex robots could encourage rape and paedophilia, says campaigner

Sex robots could encourage rape and paedophilia, says campaigner

The Foundation for Responsible Robotics is calling for a debate on sex robots before they become widely available

Thursday, January 19, 2017

Thursday, January 19, 2017

New robot helps clean hospitals just by using light

New robot stops hospital diseases with the power of light

New robot stops hospital diseases with the power of light

A new robot could help stop people from becoming ill, by cleaning hospitals with a UV light system which breaks down germs

Thursday, January 12, 2017

Thursday, January 12, 2017

Robot kill switch: 'We're at the point where we have to consider this', says futurologist

Robots can learn to kill their own kill switches, says futurologist

Robots can learn to kill their own kill switches, says futurologist

Tom Cheesewright, a futurologist, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the MEP report which calls for all robots to have a mandatory kill switch

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Cigarette smoking robot created by researchers at Harvard

Cigarette-smoking robot created by researchers at Harvard

Cigarette-smoking robot created by researchers at Harvard

The robot is designed to understand more about the effects of smoking on the human body and uses living human bronchiolar epithelium to increase its accuracy

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Arms, hoovers and Donald Trump - Jon Holmes interviews a Twitter robot

Arms, hoovers and Donald Trump - Jon Holmes interviews a Twitter robot

Arms, hoovers and Donald Trump - Jon Holmes interviews a Twitter robot

Jon Holmes decided to find out more about robots after it appears some automated accounts have tweeted their support for Donald Trump. So, of course, he interviewed a robot

Thursday, September 8, 2016

Thursday, September 8, 2016

Real life Robot Hunger Games are coming to Japan

Japanese robots to battle it out in Hunger Games-style forest

Japanese robots to battle it out in Hunger Games-style setting

But instead of battling for survival, the robots will be challenged to show their detection and rescue capabilities

Thursday, August 25, 2016

Thursday, August 25, 2016

Giant cereal bars could be on the way...it's the technology work experience review

Giant cereal bars could be on the way... it's the technology work experience review

Giant cereal bars could be on the way... it's the geeky work experience review

Work experience Roo explained the latest in tech, which includes edible food wrapping... apparently!