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From TheJournal.ie Poll: Are you worried a robot could take your job? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you worried a robot could take your job?

Two out of five Irish jobs are likely to be “substantially impacted” by automation, according to new research.

From TheJournal.ie Robots to take 20 million jobs in the manufacturing industry by 2030 Dey Took Our Jerbs

Robots to take 20 million jobs in the manufacturing industry by 2030

Robots have already taken over millions of manufacturing jobs.

From TheJournal.ie Tayto Park wants humanoid robots to make the queue at its water ride more entertaining Tourism And Transport

Tayto Park wants humanoid robots to make the queue at its water ride more entertaining

At peak times, customers have to wait up to two hours to get on the Viking Voyage attraction.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Are you worried a robot could take your job? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you worried a robot could take your job?

The Taoiseach has said “almost anyone in employment at all levels” could be affected.

From TheJournal.ie Varadkar warns that robots and artificial intelligence pose risk to people's jobs Mr Roboto

Varadkar warns that robots and artificial intelligence pose risk to people's jobs

The Taoiseach has said many professions could be affected, meaning people will need to upskill and retrain.

From TheJournal.ie Bye-bye pizza guy, no more spice bag shame: The future of getting a takeaway Future Focus

Bye-bye pizza guy, no more spice bag shame: The future of getting a takeaway

Oh, and… hello flying robots.

From TheJournal.ie Would you buy a coffee from this robot? It just started working at Japan's 'strange cafe' Thanks A Latte
From TheJournal.ie Elon Musk backs call for killer robots to be banned Artificial Intelligence

Elon Musk backs call for killer robots to be banned

“We do not have long to act. Once this Pandora’s box is opened, it will be hard to close.”

From TheJournal.ie Two robots casually debated the future of humans in Hong Kong this week Real Talk

Two robots casually debated the future of humans in Hong Kong this week

One “joked” that he thought the robots’ goal was to take over the world.

From TheJournal.ie Sex robots could help elderly, disabled but may lead to more objectification of women, study warns AI

Sex robots could help elderly, disabled but may lead to more objectification of women, study warns

A new report examines the implications of sex robots going mainstream in the next 10 years.

From TheJournal.ie Are robots going to take all of our jobs? Automatic For The People
From TheJournal.ie Robots should be given legal status as 'electronic persons' and fitted with 'kill switches' - EU Rise Of The Machines

Robots should be given legal status as 'electronic persons' and fitted with 'kill switches' - EU

An EU committee has made a raft of recommendations about the future of AI.

From TheJournal.ie Driverless cars - another step towards Big Brother? Self Drive

Driverless cars - another step towards Big Brother?

“Data is the new oil,” Intel chief executive Brian Krzanich said last month.

From TheJournal.ie Meet Kirobo, Toyota's new friendly robot that could cure your loneliness Faithful Companion This post contains videos

Meet Kirobo, Toyota's new friendly robot that could cure your loneliness

The ‘companion robot’ keeps you company but is far from smart.

From TheJournal.ie Fancy having your portrait drawn by three robots called Paul in Dublin? Seeing Is Believing

Fancy having your portrait drawn by three robots called Paul in Dublin?

The opportunity is part of a new exhibition at Dublin’s Science Gallery.

From TheJournal.ie Tech billionaire believes robots will reduce us to the role of a 'house cat' Who's A Good Boy

Tech billionaire believes robots will reduce us to the role of a 'house cat'

And that’s the good scenario.

From TheJournal.ie Think Google's robots are weird? You ain't seen nothing yet Never Skip Leg Day

Think Google's robots are weird? You ain't seen nothing yet

These two-legged robots are the latest creation from one of Google’s robotics labs in Japan.

From TheJournal.ie Turns out real dogs don't really like Google's robotic dogs Stand Your Ground

Turns out real dogs don't really like Google's robotic dogs

Even when it’s controlled by a human, they’re still not keen on them.

From TheJournal.ie Watch Google's robot be bullied and terrorised by its creators So Mean

Watch Google's robot be bullied and terrorised by its creators

Smacking boxes out of its hands, and pushing it face-first onto the ground are par for the course when testing a robot.

From TheJournal.ie Soon robots will be able to see the world the same way we do Say What You See

Soon robots will be able to see the world the same way we do

Recognising objects and figuring out if you’re happy or not will soon be the norm, and companies like Google, Facebook and Microsoft are pushing it forward.

From TheJournal.ie Robot owners told not to have sex with them Good Advice This post contains videos

Robot owners told not to have sex with them

Want to grab some Java?

From TheJournal.ie Microsoft is teaching a robot to have a sense of humour Ladies And Germs

Microsoft is teaching a robot to have a sense of humour

It’s to help The New Yorker sift through entries for its caption competition, but there’s a bigger reason behind it.

From TheJournal.ie Some of the world's top scientists think it's judgement day in the battle against robo-killers Taking No Chances

Some of the world's top scientists think it's judgement day in the battle against robo-killers

Elon Musk, Stephen Hawking and Steve Wozniak are all on board.

From TheJournal.ie Scientists are on the cusp of these 11 discoveries that will transform the world Future

Scientists are on the cusp of these 11 discoveries that will transform the world

Many of the devices that power our everyday lives would have been unimaginable a century ago.

From TheJournal.ie These are the 20 jobs most likely to be taken over by robots Robot Overlords

These are the 20 jobs most likely to be taken over by robots

Is yours one of them?

From TheJournal.ie This four-legged robot can jump over walls without breaking its stride No Escape

This four-legged robot can jump over walls without breaking its stride

In the future, hiding behind a small wall isn’t going to help you.

From TheJournal.ie Watching Google's new robot dog get kicked is oddly unsettling Impending Doom

Watching Google's new robot dog get kicked is oddly unsettling

‘Spot’, the latest four-legged robot from Google-owned Boston Dynamics, is able to regain its balance after being kicked or shoved.

From TheJournal.ie Russia is training killer robots, as you do Putin The Boot In

Russia is training killer robots, as you do

Should we be alarmed?

From TheJournal.ie Amazon has an army of robots helping it send gifts on their way Little Helpers

Amazon has an army of robots helping it send gifts on their way

The company has deployed more than 15,000 wheeled robots to travel around its biggest warehouses and help deliver goods to employees.

From TheJournal.ie Google working on quantum computing chip that will help develop artificial intelligence AI

Google working on quantum computing chip that will help develop artificial intelligence

The aim is to develop a chip that will allow machines to one day think like humans.

From TheJournal.ie What happens when a robot doesn't know something? It just goes on the internet Deep Learning

What happens when a robot doesn't know something? It just goes on the internet

The Robo Brain system will allow robots to use the internet to learn about objects and how they’re used, along with human language and behaviour.

From TheJournal.ie These freaky self-assembled robots build themselves from flat pack Man V Machine

These freaky self-assembled robots build themselves from flat pack

It’s all over people, we don’t have a prayer.

From TheJournal.ie 'Automation is Voldemort': tech experts polled on the future impact of robots and AI Robots

'Automation is Voldemort': tech experts polled on the future impact of robots and AI

“What are people for in a world that does not need their labour, and where only a minority are needed to guide the ‘bot-based economy?’”

From TheJournal.ie Is a Terminator-style robot apocalypse a possibility? Terminator

Is a Terminator-style robot apocalypse a possibility?

And why are scientists afraid to talk about it?

From TheJournal.ie Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday News Fix This post contains videos

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

Everyone’s talking about Garth Brooks, the cabinet reshuffle and Google smartphones for robots

From TheJournal.ie NASA's space robots are getting Google smartphones Navigation

NASA's space robots are getting Google smartphones

The Project Tango devices would allow the robots to sense sharp angles inside the space station and create a 3D map that would allow them to navigate the space station.

Japan has unveiled android 'news readers' and they're extremely creepy

These are not the droids we were looking for. At all. Ever.

From TheJournal.ie The United Nations are trying to stop the killer robots before it's too late Help

The United Nations are trying to stop the killer robots before it's too late

Unsurprisingly, campaigners are worried that robots that can kill people might be a bad idea.

From The42 Oh nothing, just Barack Obama playing soccer with a Japanese robot Future President

Oh nothing, just Barack Obama playing soccer with a Japanese robot

The US President is currently on a four-day tour of Asia.

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