It's clever, but also a troubling sign of Japan's labor priorities. Researchers at the Advanced Industrial Science and Technology Institute have built HRP-5P, a humanoid robot that can do a large number of construction tasks during labor shortages or in the case of serious hazards. The ...
As American workers worry more each year about losing their jobs to losing their jobs to robot, one group is helping the workforce learn about these issues and develop solutions to the problem. WorkingNation, a nonprofit project that launched just a few months ago, will be educating Americans abo...
The robots are coming! The robots are coming! The White House is concerned that robots are coming to snatch low-wage jobs. In a report to Congress last week, White House economists predicted that there’s an 83% chance that workers making under $20 per hour will lose their jobs to robots. E...