Tuesday, March 19, 2019

“DAVE: Open the pod bay doors, Hal.
HAL: I’m sorry, Dave. I’m afraid I can’t do that.”

– 2001: A Space Odyssey –

Ever wonder what happens when humans work directly alongside robots? Researchers from Cornell University and the Hebrew University of Jerusalem did so they took a hard look at human-robot interaction. They found that when humans work beside robots, human self-esteem (and productivity) plummets. Click here for the article Your New Most Annoying Coworker is a Robot and, if you’re considering automating, remember to keep your new robot workforce far away from your non-silicon-based one.