Robots Ate My Job

We’re big fans of the radio show Marketplace on NPR.  Marketplace recently did a fantastic week-long peice on how robots are changing the economy, for better and (some people think) for worse.

While there has always been a tendency by people to fear new technologies, robots are changing the way we live and work so rapidly now that many hesitate about the benefits.

This is a super-interesting piece that examines the pros and cons of robots in the workforce, and how it will change the way we work.

Robots have already been making coffee for us for a while:

 

2 Comments

  1. Jim Noon April 5, 2012

    You’ve got to be kidding me, a Mindstorms-controlled coffee maker as advanced robot technology? I am disconnecting from your email.

    • Administrator April 5, 2012

      Jim,
      We’re not kidding you. Sorry you don’t think it’s innovative. What would you have done?

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