Automated Picking

Automated Picking

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Automated Picking

Now, scientists from MIT have made a new breakthrough in machine learning: their new system can not only teach itself to see and identify objects, but also understand how best to manipulate them.

Once this technology is perfected, the implications for employment at Amazon fulfillment centers could be devastating.

https://singularityhub.com/2018/09/18/mits-new-robot-taught-itself-to-pick-things-up-the-way-people-do/#.W6EVT7hUGhg.google_plusone_share

12 comments

  1. That’s progress in the minds of the profiteer !.

  2. That’s progress in the minds of the profiteer !.

  3. And they WILL use them! There is an urgent need to think through this new world before it overwhelms us. Here is some philosophical/economic work on the tax status of robots.

    http://www.blbrylcreem.blogspot.com

  4. And they WILL use them! There is an urgent need to think through this new world before it overwhelms us. Here is some philosophical/economic work on the tax status of robots.

    http://www.blbrylcreem.blogspot.com

  5. John Frazier, hmm. It’s an interesting idea that volition maps to ownership, but what about slavery?

  6. John Frazier, hmm. It’s an interesting idea that volition maps to ownership, but what about slavery?

  7. Gideon Rosenblatt As nearly as I can tell that’s the derivation of that pernicious institution. It requires legal strictures to stop it, what I term convention.

  8. Gideon Rosenblatt As nearly as I can tell that’s the derivation of that pernicious institution. It requires legal strictures to stop it, what I term convention.

  9. Some notes on volition, property, and licensing robots…

    http://www.blbrylcreem.blogspot.com

  10. Some notes on volition, property, and licensing robots…

    http://www.blbrylcreem.blogspot.com

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