Challenges of Rapid Automation: In this last article on automation in the workplace, the focus is on the human cost of automation’s latest push into the workplace. In the previous set of articles, we’ve focused on Robots’ increasing presence in healthcare, transportation and the military.
The daily routine of autonomous robots: More than 1,600 km and 23,800 parts- Martorell, January 10, 2018.– A blue light goes on at 5 o’clock in the morning in the engines warehouse. It belongs to one of the 125 robots that begins its route in
Ed. Note: Links to the four previous automation posts are listed at the bottom. Tesla Autonomous Car Something important happened on October 19th. No, not the contentious debate- but an automation announcement, one which might prove to be much more a historic milestone than a
Driverless Public Transit Vehicles – Thus far, in our “work automation” series, we’ve posted about factory and logistics mechanization, self guided travel, and robotics in health care. This post is completely transportation- specifically, what’s new about your commute now? How will automation effect how we travel
In part one of our workplace automation series, we covered advances from the factory floor to the drone equipped delivery van- and the logistics in between. Today’s post covers the customer facing side of robotics- devices seen as you go about your day to day
Here at the WorkSmith we’re excited by advances in manufacturing, advances in personal transportation and breakthroughs in automation. Factory Automation In this first of several posts on automation and robotics, we’re going to focus on aspects of Elon Musk’s recent release of his “Master Plan