THE FIRST FULLY autonomous ground vehicles hitting the market aren’t cars or delivery trucks—they’re robo-farmhands.
Flippy the burger-flipping robot that started work this week in a California restaurant has been forced to take a break because it was too slow.
Flippy, a burger-flipping robot, has begun work at a restaurant in Pasadena, Los Angeles.
WHEN YOU THINK of automation, you probably think of the assembly line – a dance of robot arms. But that’s child’s play.
Wonky and inedible vegetables will be eradicated by farm robots which do not harvest crops until they are perfect, scientists have predicted.
Artificial intelligence is a tremendously powerful technology that promises to transform the very nature of work, inevitably leading to the automation of certain white-collar jobs.
Scholars have warned that demand for low-skilled jobs will drop sharply following automation and flipping burgers is definitely on the robo-overlord menu, as CaliBurger can attest.
If you will forgive the outburst of alliteration, the harvesting of a “hands-free hectare” at Harper Adams University has made headlines all around the world, in the technology press as well as the farming press.
Before stepping into Plenty Inc.’s indoor farm on the banks of the San Francisco Bay, make sure you’re wearing pants and closed-toe shoes. Heels aren’t allowed. If you have long hair, tie it back.
NIKLAS OSTBERG spent much of his youth as a competitive cross-country skier in Sweden. A decade ago he founded a firm that matched online pizza orders to restaurants. It grew into Delivery Hero.
McDonald’s shares hit an all-time high on Tuesday as Wall Street expects sales to increase from new digital ordering kiosks that will replace cashiers in 2,500 restaurants.