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Humanity in Jeopardy

Max Tegmark | Posted 03.15.2014 | Technology
Max Tegmark

Exactly three years ago, on January 13, 2011, we humans were dethroned by a computer on the quiz show Jeopardy!. A year later, a computer was licensed to drive cars in Nevada after being judged safer than a human. What's next?

Proof Google Just Triggered The Robot Apocalypse

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 12.17.2013 | Technology

On Friday, Google confirmed to The New York Times that it had acquired Boston Dynamics, an engineering company that has previously designed robots for...

Google Just Can't Stop Adding Robot -Makers

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 12.14.2013 | Technology

The rich get richer. And they also get more robots. Google confirmed Friday to The New York Times that it had completed the acquisition of Boston D...

Google's Cloud Robotics Strategy -- and How It Could Soon Threaten Jobs

Martin Ford | Posted 03.04.2012 | Technology
Martin Ford

I think that many economists and others who dismiss the potential for robots and automation to dramatically impact the job market have not fully assimilated the implications of machine learning.