Robots

Total 19 Posts

Drone usage and South African law

What are the consequences for the user/controller of a drone if it ends up causing damage to people and/or property? To probe this question further the principles found in the Law of Delict provide some guidance.

How to help robots work together with people

Years of research into how humans work best together yield lessons useful for designing robots to interact with people.

Emerging technologies are forcing big companies to innovate

For big companies, the oncoming era will require new skill sets, technologies, alignments and business models.

Robots teaching children could be a reality sooner than you think

Robots in the classroom are highly engaging and motivating for students, and can have a cascading effect on learning across an entire school.

Artificial Intelligence could be granted legal rights like a person

A legal loophole could grant computer systems many legal rights people have – threatening human rights and dignity and setting up some real legal and moral problems.

Sorting out the real from the unreal when it comes to the 4th Industrial Revolution

We can't simply try to work out what's going to happen during the 4th industrial revolution.

South African jobs at risk of being automated

Businesses around the world are cottoning on to the value of transferring labour from human workers to machines. Automation can increase efficiency and decrease labour costs. It helps employers to avoid complex challenges like wage increase demands, labour protests and strikes. Consumers also benefit from automation when products and services