Global Robot Revolution: EVERY Job Is At Risk?

by Dr. Iris Marie Mack, PhD, EMBA   The algorithms of a robot are progressively advancing, making the automation of more tasks possible, and, eventually, many occupations are likely to become obsolete (Mack, 2017). Robots can perform repetitive tasks, which are tiresome and prone to mistakes when done by humans, faster and without errors. Because of that advantage, they are taking over many tasks in many industries, lowering wage costs, and improving efficiency. Let’s look at some examples.     The manufacturing sector was the first one to introduce robots to perform…

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Robots Taking People’s Jobs at an Alarming Rate!

Research shows the dramatic degree to which robots are replacing people in the workforce and driving down wages.  Learn more about the robot labor force by reading this article in the International Business Times – UK edition. Also, if you need a holiday present for the robot fans in your life, please check out these fun gift ideas: tshirts, hoodies, posters, etc.    

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Melonee Wise and Anca Dragan will be speaking at TC Sessions: Robotics + AI April 18 at UC Berkeley – TechCrunch

Hard to believe, but we’re only a few months out from the next TC Sessions: Robotics. As we get ready for our third year, take a trip down robotic memory lane with these highlights from last year’s big event. We’ll be returning to UC Berkeley’s Zellerbach Hall in April, this time with an added focu… This content was originally published here.

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Math Whiz Trades Stock Markets Without Humans to Make $700 Million Fortune

XTX, which is expanding beyond Europe and building a presence in the United States, reported 2018 profit of $153.4 million, more than double from a year earlier.  It is reported that these profits were generated by trading without humans!   The firm’s success has given the founder Gerko a fortune befitting a tech entrepreneur. His net worth is $700 million, according to calculations by the Bloomberg Billionaires Index.           

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