30 December 2010

Dawn of the age of the robot - a different sort immigration

Dawn of the age of the robot

"Advancement in robotics will dominate next decade, says head of the Institute for the Future."
Businesswoman surrounded by robots
The future is robotic. Photograph: Blutgruppe/zefa/Corbis
Dominic Rushe in New York

The Guardian, Thu 30 Dec 2010 07.00 GMT

"The robots are coming. The second decade of the 21st century will see the rise of a mechanised army that will revolutionise private and public life just as radically as the internet and social media have shaken up the past 10 years. Or so says Marina Gorbis, futurologist and head of Californian thinktank The Institute for the Future."

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