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Robots to Replace Women, Rule World?

jb168 Wrote: Aug 21, 2012 10:10 AM
Hey Mish, Those sports stories are full of redundancies and other errors: "Friona fell 10-8 to Boys Ranch in five innings on Monday at Friona despite racking up seven hits and eight runs." (We already knew, from the score, that Fiona had scored 8 runs.) And the bullpen limited the opponents to "only no runs"? Methinks these here robots ain't yet got the hang of certain subtleties of the English language. Hey robot!! Speil Czech thyss!

I have been collecting links on robots and the roles they play in manufacturing, fashion, and even writing sports updates of major league games.

Let's take a look at some of them starting with an article in yesterday's New York Times, Skilled Work, Without the Worker.


Paul Sakuma/Associated Press

While the many robots in auto factories typically perform only one function, in the new Tesla factory in Fremont, Calif., a robot might do up to four: welding,...