As South Korea recovers from the coronavirus, businesses in the country are getting creative to ensure that their customers are safe. Case in point: a café in Daejon, South Korea has hired a robot barista to take care of making and busing drinks around. Thanks to the robot, the … [Read more...] about Robot barista helps cafe in South Korea maintain social distancing
Public transport is an essential component for any working city and vital to city dwellers who have to commute every day. Subways, in particular, are considered one of the most efficient means of mass transit, but they also have an inherent flaw that has become the center of … [Read more...] about Hong Kong rolls out a robot-sanitizer to disinfect its subway stations
The rough premise of a basic income (BI) involves distributing small cash stipends to people, with no restrictions on how it can be spent. While some economists dismiss BI as inefficient and expensive, evidence shows it has real benefits. Recent experiments—in places as far … [Read more...] about This is what happens when people win a basic income raffle
All-night study sessions on college campuses may soon have a new addition: delivery robots. Starship Technologies has announced a plan this week to launch delivery robots this month at George Mason University and Northern Arizona University with the University of Pittsburgh and … [Read more...] about This robot delivers pizza, groceries and medicines – coming soon to a college campus near you!
Nowadays, the adoption of automated robots is a common practice among many industries that seek to improve their effectiveness – from automated robots that are tightening the knots and bolts on cars to automated hoovers that clean your home. Now, in efforts to stop the use of … [Read more...] about This robot could eventually rid the agricultural sector of pesticides