Scientists Covered a Robot Finger In Living Human Skin

An anonymous reader quotes a report from New Scientist: Robots can now be covered in living skin grown from real human cells to make them look more like us. As robots increasingly take on roles as nurses, care workers, teachers and other jobs that involve close...

TomTom To Cut 500 Jobs Because of Automation Advancements

The Dutch consumer technology firm TomTom announced on Wednesday that it is "resetting" the organization as a result of improvements in its mapmaking technology. The firm said: Engineering investments have resulted in an advanced automated mapmaking platform, which...

Robot Orders Jumped 40% in 2022’s First Three Months

As labor shortages continue, "robot orders increased 40% in the first quarter of 2022," reports Business Insider (citing a report from the Wall Street Journal citing the Association for Advancing Automation). "People want to remove labor," Ametek Inc. CEO David A....