Amazon's planned upcoming 'Just Walk Out' technology will let customers take items off a store's shelf, bag them, and walk straight out.
As machine automation and artificial intelligence surge, there's paranoia our jobs will be overrun by robots. But even if this happens, work won't disappear, because humans need it.
A safer, more flexible type of industrial robot is disrupting manufacturing.
Teaching robots to care for us in old age will be child's play.
While some alarmists predict AI will decimate the workforce, the truth is concerted action by leaders in labor, business, government and education can ensure workers aren't replaced by robots.
In ads, robots typically are scary, sad or stupid. Real-life robots and artificial intelligence systems are none of those.
Years of research into how humans work best together yield lessons useful for designing robots to interact with people.
Google DeepMind software can diagnose eye conditions as well as human doctors – and the medical profession should welcome this.
Most Australian workers are fairly relaxed about their own job security, but they do worry about the risks of poor management and outsourcing to cheaper labour.
Why we're developing a soft robot inspired by an elephant's trunk.