We’re moving towards a world full of robots, that’s a fact. In this series, we’re taking a break for a second to assess where Contemporary Robotics are at today and what the future looks like. For this third chapter, we’re focusing on robots in the professional world. Professional Robots are about […]
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This is the second part of three in our series “Why Do We Need Robots?”. The goal is to highlight the major reasons why robotics will be part of our future, and an essential one, by looking a bit further. While the democratization of robots is rendering them more and more present […]
American author, inventor, Google’s director of engineering and forward-looking prognosticator Ray Kurzweil once wrote, “We won’t experience 100 years of progress in the 21st century – it will be more like 20,000 years of progress (at today’s rate).” If he’s correct, then the revolution in robotics that’s just beginning to pick up steam is likely to transform the world as we know it in very short order. What does this mean for industries of the future?
It doesn’t take a lot of imagination to see where the future of robotics is heading. In fact, with modern robots, it doesn’t take any imagination – that future is already here. Robotic technology, as well as artificial intelligence, is advancing rapidly, and robots are increasingly playing a larger role in society. What rights or legal standing should robots have?
Robotic pets are becoming more and more common and more present in households. These artificially intelligent machines made to ressemble common pets such as cats and dogs now mimic pets more naturally and are less work to take care of than actual pets. Over the years we have heard customers […]
In many post-apocalyptic stories, the impetus for the end of order and reason is a “robot uprising” – the idea that robots created by humans have gained sentience and want either their freedom, or to rule humans. The question is, could this really happen? Could the human race be enslaved […]
Do you remember HAL 9000 from Stanley Kubrick’s “2001: A Space Odyssey”? This supposedly infallible computer with its menacing monotone voice represents the way that many people still picture artificial intelligence; cold, indifferent and merely simulating human emotions. Not coincidentally, in the year 2001, Ray Kurzweil launched his site “Accelerating […]