This video burst onto the Internet yesterday and is already over 5 million views. A lot of people have reacted in horror of the robot revolution they feel sure this heralds, but I’m thinking the more dancing, the less machinations.
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Posted on December 30, 2020 in Various and Sundry
Tagged Robotics, Viewing
I was going through my list of articles and whatnot to post on and came across this bit from the webcomic XKCD and oh… oh my.
Let’s hope they put this off until a future year.
Posted in Various and Sundry
Tagged Robotics, Whimsy
Following up on my post last week about robots and the law, I read a piece by Gideon Lewis-Kraus in Wired about a robot hotel.
Of course it’s in Japan.
Tagged Automation, Futurism, Reading, Robotics
Anyone familiar with some of Isaac Asimov’s classic robot stories knows they are full of intriguing “what if?” scenarios.
Well, now we’re at the cusp of these “what if?” scenarios being “so, when this happens next week…” scenarios. What will we do then?
Ryan Calo explores this in an article from last month.
Short story ideas are a-brewing.
Tagged Futurism, Law, Reading, Robotics, Writing Inspiration