Robots

Sweden Creates ‘Hate Speech Robot’ To Combat Hate Online

The Swedish Defence Research Institute (FOI), along with other partners, have created a “hate speech robot” online and are asking members of the public to give it examples to form an algorithm to fight against “hate” on social media platforms.

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Ocasio-Cortez: People Should Be ‘Excited About Automation’

Appearing at the SXSW conference Saturday, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) said people should be excited by the prospect of robots taking their jobs because it will afford them more time to pursue their creative passions.

U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, (D-New York) waves to the crowd as she steps onto the stage at the Women’s Unity Rally organized by Women’s March NYC in Lower Manhattan, Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

Hotel Fires Half of ‘Nuisance’ Robot Staff

A Japanese hotel reportedly fired half of its nearly 250 robot staff following various complaints from guests. Henn-na Hotel, which employs various robots from check-in staff to in-room help, reportedly decided to lay off half of its robot employees after

C-3PO, the annoying robot of Star Wars fame

2019: One Year Closer to the Sex Robot Revolution

2018 was an eventful year for the sex robot industry, with robot brothels expanding from Europe to North America, the introduction of robot strippers, and legislative action against “Pedophilic Robots.” But, will 2019 take us one year closer to a sex robot revolution?

The Samantha Sex Robot produced by Synthea Amatus