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Humans Take Jobs Away from Robots in Walmart…Wait, What?

The common theme we write about is how automation & robots will take over many jobs traditionally performed by humans. But, it looks like Walmart is doing an about face… …they have recently ended their contract with robotics firm, Bossa Nova Robotics, a firm Walmart had contracted for the last five years to provide robots …

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800 Million Jobs at Risk Due to This…

…the pandemic has hit specific industries hard such as transportation, tourism, food & beverage but jobs aren’t just facing the pandemic risk, even before the pandemic there’s the robot & automation revolution that was already on its way. The pandemic has only accelerated this wave. I’m not trying to promote fearmongering, but it’s simple fact …

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The First Room Temperature Superconductor

Superconduction benefits technologies such as magnetic resonance imaging (MRIs), communications, magnetic levitation (Maglev) and more. The major caveat with superconductors is the requirement of keeping materials used in superconduction at extremely cold temperatures (-273.15°C)…which makes it a little difficult to implement in day-to-day scenarios. However, engineers at the University of Rochester have published a recent …

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