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Can We Think Our Way Past Robots?

Bubbling beneath today’s comic-book politics are threats to American workers that have nothing to do with people or things coming over the border. Robots and artificial intelligence are nipping at the heels of not only blue-collar workers but also white-collar professionals who assumed that a degree would keep them several steps ahead of the machines.

April 26, 2017
Visitors walk past a surveillance unmanned air vehicle (UAV) 'Heron TP' by IAI and Airbus Defence at the ILA Berlin Air Show in Schoenefeld, south of Berlin, Germany, May 31, 2016. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch

Once Drones Get AI, They’ll Rule The World

Both of these technologies—drones and cloud AI—are exciting today, yet still wobbly works in progress. But in coming years, Amazon or some other company is going to put them together. And that, finally, will evolve into a technology that could become as significant to humans as domesticated dogs.

September 4, 2016