Robotics Industry News
Do Robots Take People's Jobs?
IEEE Robotics & Automation Society Posted 07/22/2011Last month, President Barack Obama announced the National Robotics Initiative, a major program to develop next-generation robots for manufacturing, healthcare, and other areas. The robotics community received the new initiative with enthusiasm, but some observers expressed concern about an expansion in automation, raising a perennial question in robotics: Do robots take people’s jobs?
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