Tag Archives: Automation

The dark side of automation- Job loss

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.

Robots and Humans- A Hybrid Assembly line

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

RIBA robot helps patients move about

Workplace Robots Part 3 – Health Care

We began our workplace automation series by dealing mostly with highly automated manufacturing and robotic delivery. We followed that with a post which was  lighter, and focused on robots and drones in the service and travel industries. This post, part three, is focused on something

Robots – in a workplace near you.

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

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