Apr 19, 2020

Will Covid-19 accelerate the use of robots at work?

Posted by in categories: biotech/medical, economics, robotics/AI

“People usually say they want a human element to their interactions but Covid-19 has changed that,” says Martin Ford, a futurist who has written about the ways robots will be integrated into the economy in the coming decades.

“[Covid-19] is going to change consumer preference and really open up new opportunities for automation.”

Robot workers can help us keep social distance but once machines take over it will be hard to go back.

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