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Niche Robotics

Androids are assigned niche, previously human roles in society

Implications - It's no secret that the goal of robotics is to lessen the need for human labor; this concept has reached new heights as robots made specifically to fulfill niche roles in society are developed. The replacement of humans by robots begins with uncomplicated, yet necessary positions. This speaks to the strengths of the technology and hints at more futuristic use of robotics.
Workshop Question — How can your brand incorporate AI in order to boost productivity?
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