Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Workers of the World, Meet Your New Comrades

Rise of Robot Work Force Stokes Human Fears.  (The New York Times, 12/15/2014)

Online headline:  As Robots Grow Smarter, American Workers Struggle to Keep Up.

No breaks, no vacations.
A machine that administers sedatives recently began treating patients at a Seattle hospital. At a Silicon Valley hotel, a bellhop robot delivers items to people’s rooms. Last spring, a software algorithm wrote a breaking news article about an earthquake that The Los Angeles Times published.

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