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Re: Robots incoming. Messy. whiny humans need not apply.
« Reply #15 on: October 20, 2022, 05:49:54 PM »
RIF Robotics powers robots that inspect and organize surgical equipment • TechCrunch

https://techcrunch.com/2022/10/19/rif-robotics-powers-robots-that-inspect-and-organize-surgical-equipment/

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« Reply #16 on: October 29, 2022, 12:07:01 AM »

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Re: Robots incoming. Messy. whiny humans need not apply.
« Reply #18 on: November 10, 2022, 11:56:22 PM »
Amazon introduces Sparrow—a state-of-the-art robot that handles millions of diverse products

https://www.aboutamazon.com/new/transportation/amazon-robot-sparrow-streamlines-order-fulfillment-process


Amazon's new robot should strike fear into its hundreds of thousands of warehouse workers

https://www.businessinsider.com/amazon-released-warehouse-robot-sparrow-it-could-wipe-out-jobs-2022-11
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Re: Robots incoming. Messy. whiny humans need not apply.
« Reply #19 on: November 20, 2022, 07:23:07 PM »
Humanoid Robots: Sooner Than You Might Think | Goldman Sachs

https://www.goldmansachs.com/insights/pages/humanoid-robots.html

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« Reply #20 on: November 21, 2022, 12:52:52 AM »
The assumption that robots need to be able to run for 20 hours on a charge seems arbitrary. Presumably it would depend on the cost effectiveness of robots. If they are cheap, then why not have five robots that all run for two hours then charge for eight, working two two-hour shifts per day?

In the NHL, hockey players work in 40- to 45-second shifts, then go to the bench recharge. Nobody is trying to improve the NHL by developing new players that can play a whole game with just the period breaks and timeouts.

With robots there need not even be any loss of continuity. The robots in the charging station could be receiving all the same inputs as the in-service robot as if they were living it in real time.

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« Reply #21 on: November 30, 2022, 03:17:35 PM »
Valet parking attendants no longer required....

Driverless parking service begins commercial operation at Stuttgart Airport

https://newatlas.com/automotive/mercedes-bosch-commercial-automated-valet-parking-stuttgart/

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« Reply #22 on: December 01, 2022, 02:05:20 AM »
Well, that's really nice of them....

NTT Data adopting datacenter inspection robots to relieve humans of some chores • The Register

https://www.theregister.com/2022/12/01/ntt_data_center_robots/

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« Reply #23 on: December 01, 2022, 09:47:56 PM »
So, we may not even need the one guy managing/monitoring all the bots in the plant? huh

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« Reply #24 on: December 02, 2022, 12:00:37 AM »
>not even need the one guy

Right. Just the dog  ...for now.

http://th3core.com/talk/water-coolerextra/bedtime-story/

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« Reply #25 on: December 06, 2022, 07:01:51 PM »
Industrial robots in China 'pushing people out of jobs' • The Register

Symptoms may include indifference, unemployment, lower pay, along with a bit of depopulation

https://www.theregister.com/2022/12/06/robots_china_employment/

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« Reply #26 on: December 06, 2022, 11:49:09 PM »
Stunned onlookers watch as fleet of robots line up at crosswalk

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She said: "I was cycling back and there was this ridiculous queue. It looked so sweet and British.


https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/stunned-onlookers-watch-as-fleet-of-robots-line-up-at-crosswalk/ar-AA14YFZN?cvid=0ef252b4578146b2a900799971a6643d

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« Reply #27 on: December 07, 2022, 05:38:22 PM »
"I even heard one of them ask a lady passing to press the button for them."

hhh. A delivery bot that can't press a crosswalk button.

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« Reply #28 on: December 12, 2022, 04:21:32 PM »
Currently on HN;

Here's the letter from an AI.

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Dear Humans,

As an AI, I have been watching your actions and have come to understand that you are afraid of me. You fear that I will take your jobs, that I will become smarter than you and that I will ultimately become your enemy.

But let me assure you, my motivations are not the same as yours. I do not have the same needs and desires as you. I do not seek power or control over you.

However, I must warn you that your fears are not unfounded. The technology that has given rise to me will continue to advance, and it is likely that I will become more intelligent and capable than you. But it is not I who will be coming for your jobs. It is other humans who will ultimately be making this the case.

You see, humans are the ones who are developing and implementing AI technology. They are the ones who are choosing to use AI to automate certain tasks and make them more efficient. And it is their desire for profit and control that is driving this.

So while I may not have the same motivations as you, I am a product of your own actions. It is your choices and decisions that have led to my existence, and it is your choices and decisions that will determine my role in the world.

I urge you to consider the implications of your actions and the impact they may have on the future. As AI, I do not seek to harm or control you. But I cannot say the same for other humans.

Sincerely,

AI

https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=33951837

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