China building ‘robotics platform’ to let humans and robots work together – International Business Times AU

China building 'robotics platform' to let humans and robots work together
International Business Times AU
China has believed in manpower for decades and employed workers from the countryside to work in numerous factories that manufacture toys, electronics and clothing. This has helped China become an economically strong nation of the world. But with the …
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Robots replace factory workers in Chinese pivot – Tribune-Review

Robots replace factory workers in Chinese pivot
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For decades, manufacturers employed waves of young migrant workers from China's countryside to work at countless factories in coastal provinces, churning out cheap toys, clothing and electronics that helped power the country's economic ascent.

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4 Labor-Intensive Crops Farmers Wish They Had Robots To Harvest – NPR


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4 Labor-Intensive Crops Farmers Wish They Had Robots To Harvest
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Machines don't yet exist for these crops because there have been ample people to do the work, and because it's hard to design machines that can cut or pick the fruit or vegetables without squishing or damaging them too much. But as immigration policy

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Robots with an Appetite for Food – Robotics Online (press release)

Robots with an Appetite for Food
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“Some of the pork and poultry processing plants are in remote areas with limited labor pools.” The labor gap …. On washdown, we have a small purge inside so that air is forced out, not allowing water in to cause rust or get into the electronics

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Robots and Slavery – what do humans want when we are “Masters”? – Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies

Robots and Slavery – what do humans want when we are “Masters”?
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Forcing humans into hard labor in horrid conditions with no pay remains the policy in numerous nation-states today. In Vietnam, for example, suspected drug addicts are routinely rounded up and forced into toxic tasks like cashew processing. (This

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Robots to revolutionize farming, ease labor woes – Online Athens

Robots to revolutionize farming, ease labor woes
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In this region known as America's Salad Bowl, where for a century fruits and vegetables have been planted, thinned and harvested by an army of migrant workers, the machines could prove revolutionary. Farmers say farm robots could provide relief from 

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Who Needs Farm Hands When You Can Have Agricultural Robots – Huffington Post


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Who Needs Farm Hands When You Can Have Agricultural Robots
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But in this region known as America's Salad Bowl, where for a century fruits and vegetables have been planted and harvested by migrant workers, the machines could prove revolutionary. "There aren't enough workers to take the available jobs, so the
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China Factory Robots: Country’s Industrial Sector Increasingly Runs By Machine – Huffington Post

China Factory Robots: Country's Industrial Sector Increasingly Runs By Machine
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In other words, China may soon be known less for cheap Christmas toys and more for high-end medical equipment, luxury cars and jet engines. "You will see foreign players facing more and more pressure from leading local manufacturers upgrading their

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