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I Had a Conversation With a Robot, and It Taught Me Something About Humanity
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I Had a Conversation With a Robot, and It Taught Me Something About Humanity

An executive at the company that created Pepper assured me that it (she?) won't steal our jobs.
Nina Zipkin
Elon Musk: AI Could Destroy the Internet
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Elon Musk: AI Could Destroy the Internet

Let's be honest, that's a surprise to no one.
Nina Zipkin
5 Reasons Your Creativity Is Your Greatest Asset
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5 Reasons Your Creativity Is Your Greatest Asset

The threat of artificial intelligens and robots replacing workers should be incentive to follow your passions.
Sheila Eugenio
This Robot May Be Perfect for Lazy People Who Hate Cooking
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This Robot May Be Perfect for Lazy People Who Hate Cooking

A U.K.-based startup has launched a crowdfunding campaign for a machine with arms that learns recipes.
Stephen J. Bronner
Even With Rising Wages, Robot Revolution Skips Restaurants
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Even With Rising Wages, Robot Revolution Skips Restaurants

Silicon Valley is nurturing an appetite for risk and experimentation in the kitchen.
6 Franchises Making Our Lives Easier With Robots and Drones
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6 Franchises Making Our Lives Easier With Robots and Drones

From getting Slurpees delivered to our door to a robot bringing us water to our hotel room, here are six chains using technology to deliver better and faster service.
Rose Leadem
Toyota Unveils Robot Baby to Tug at Maternal Instinct in Aging Japan
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Toyota Unveils Robot Baby to Tug at Maternal Instinct in Aging Japan

Toyota plans to sell Kirobo Mini, which blinks its eyes and speaks with a baby-like high-pitched voice, for 39,800 yen ($392) in Japan next year.
Why Parent Your Kids When This Robot Nanny Can Do the Job for You?
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Why Parent Your Kids When This Robot Nanny Can Do the Job for You?

Say hello to iPal, the cold, hard stand-in parent your kid has always wanted.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
This Startup Employs Robots That Bake Pizza En Route for Delivery
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This Startup Employs Robots That Bake Pizza En Route for Delivery

Its co-founder may have this skeptical New Yorker convinced.
Stephen J. Bronner
British Philosophers Consider the Ethics of a Robotic Future
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British Philosophers Consider the Ethics of a Robotic Future

A standards document offers guidelines on robot-human relationships and more.
Lowe's Introduces LoweBot, a New Autonomous In-Store Robot
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Lowe's Introduces LoweBot, a New Autonomous In-Store Robot

The LoweBot speaks multiple languages, and will be deployed to 11 stores to help guide home improvers to find items in store.
In Italy, Zuckerberg Talks Disaster Assistance and His Robot Butler
Mark Zuckerberg

In Italy, Zuckerberg Talks Disaster Assistance and His Robot Butler

The Facebook CEO is eager to help people mark themselves as safe and show off his automated home.