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Outsourcing to robots becomes more diverse and applicable
Implications - Robots can now walk, talk, perform medical procedures, cook, cut hair, emote, get married, and teach. Robots are becoming efficient human aids, completing tasks and activities quickly and more efficiently, without the physical exhaustion or emotional setbacks of people.
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Sex Robots - David Levy Says Artificial Intelligence Coming Soon (In Bed)
SCORE: 6.9
Viral 74,359 Clicks Pub: Sep 19, 09
Sex Robots
David Levy Says Artificial Intelligence Coming Soon (In Bed)
Sex robots seem like something straight out of sci-fi, but AI scientist David Levy says they could be coming soon to a bed near you. “Real Dolls” and, well, blow-up dolls have been around for a long time,… [More]
Sushi-Making Robots - Chef Robot Uses Realistic FANUC M-430iA Hand to Make Nigiri
SCORE: 2.9
Warm 11,239 Clicks Pub: Jun 17, 09
Sushi-Making Robots
Chef Robot Uses Realistic FANUC M-430iA Hand to Make Nigiri
I'm not big into robots, but a sushi-making robot? When I heard about this delicious innovation, I had to know more, so imagine my delight when I found out there was a video of the sushi bot in action.… [More]
Nurse Robots - RIBA Assists and Interacts with Humans
SCORE: 3
Warm 17,095 Clicks Pub: Aug 28, 09
Nurse Robots
RIBA Assists and Interacts with Humans
The RIBA robot, which stands for “Robot for Interactive Body Assistance,” is ready to take over for human nurses in hospitals. Designed by Japan’s Institute of Physical and Chemical Research and… [More]
Substitute Teacher Robots - Saya the Humanoid Could Be Your Child's Future Teacher
SCORE: 3.8
Mild 6,443 Clicks Pub: May 10, 09
Substitute Teacher Robots
Saya the Humanoid Could Be Your Child's Future Teacher
Remember your substitute teachers back in your school days? What if she had been a robot? If you're a kid in Japan, that could actually be a possibility. Saya is a substitute teacher robot created by… [More]
Hairstylist Bots - Markku Lahdesmaki's Robots Bicycle, Get Drunk & Juggle
SCORE: 2
Mild 8,706 Clicks Pub: Aug 13, 09
Hairstylist Bots
Markku Lahdesmaki's Robots Bicycle, Get Drunk & Juggle
Markku Lahdesmaki's robots juggle, get drunk, use pay phones, ride bicycles down beach boardwalks, and cut hair. Well, sort of. While Markku Lahdesmaki's robots aren't real, his art is so realistic that… [More]
Bridal Robots - The HRP-4C Unit Walked Down the Aisle on a Runway in Osaka, Japan
SCORE: 3.3
Mild 5,671 Clicks Pub: Jul 22, 09
Bridal Robots
The HRP-4C Unit Walked Down the Aisle on a Runway in Osaka, Japan
The HRP-4C robot made her first appearance on a runway at a fashion show in Osaka, Japan today. The female bridal robot was created by Japan’s National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology… [More]