Cue the Robots
Xiaomi, Amazon and beyond.
While chatGPT gets the glory of the supposedly good news about A.I’s utility, I’m actually in 2022 more impressed with the advent of the robots. I’ve been waiting for years for this kind of progress and mass adoption.
A.I. Survey is about A.I. startups, robotics and other A.I. News, as I can only write so frequently on A.I. Supremacy, my flagship Newsletter.
It’s not all great news for Robot adoption however, like a dystopian movie, the city of San Francisco had recently passed a proposal, which was passed last week by the city's legislators, the board of supervisors, would have allowed police to access robots that can kill. Subsequently it faced fierce criticism from civil liberties groups as you might have guessed.
It’s hard to even imagine such a thing happening. After voting unanimously to pause the proposal on Tuesday, the board sent the issue to committee for further review. Meanwhile you might have heard, Boston Dynamics filed a lawsuit against Ghost Robotics that are making robot-dog killer machines for National security clients.
The Amazon Worker Robot Apocalypse
With a crisis of warehouse workers, Amazon appears to be fast-tracking robots to work at its huge E-commerce warehouses. Apparently the churn rate of workers is very high, and the climate of the conditions and pay is very low.
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