Robots

Drones delivering your pizza; humanoid robots nursing your grandmother; factory-sized robots displacing millions of workers—this page covers the trends and news that will guide the future of robots.

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https://www.popularmechanics.com/flight/drones/a18419/waterproof-drone-transforms-from-quadcopter-to-submarine/
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Popular Mechanics
A multi-mission aircraft that can fly and swim.
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https://www.kurzweilai.net/why-most-future-robots-wont-look-like-robots
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KurzweilAI
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https://www.fool.com/investing/general/2014/01/04/drones-are-the-future-of-war-so-why-is-the-pentago.aspx
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Motley Fool
The Pentagon's flagship jet fighter has been plagued by cost and time overruns, and it may not even be up to the task of waging a modern war.
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https://www.nytimes.com/2018/10/25/arts/artificial-intelligence-museums.html
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The New York Times
With privacy issues in mind, museums deploy a range of high-tech platforms to create a deeper connection between viewers and the museums’ art.
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https://www.techrepublic.com/article/why-learning-to-code-wont-save-you-from-losing-your-job-to-a-robot/
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Tech Republic
Programming knowledge may not be enough to future-proof your career in the age of automation. Here's why.
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https://www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2019/Q2/using-the-power-of-fluid-for-the-future-of-drones,-flight.html
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Purdue
Billions of dollars are being spent by aviation giants and aerospace startups to create driverless flying vehicles that can meet the growing need for rapid and flexible travel and delivery. Anyone who has tried to navigate major metro areas like New York City or Los Angeles knows the hassles associated with sharing the roads and air with millions of other people.
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https://www.theengineer.co.uk/ocado-engineering/
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The Engineer
Ocado Engineering is allowing the online grocer Ocado to establish a reputation as a major technology player. Jon Excell reports
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https://www.vice.com/en/article/598edn/weapon-manufacturers-are-making-robots-that-deploy-other-robots
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Vice
There's a burgeoning market for robots that deploy robots.
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https://eandt.theiet.org/content/articles/2015/10/smart-robots-detect-boredom-and-steer-clear-of-humans/
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EandT
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https://www.businessinsider.com/banking-jobs-remain-popular-despite-the-threat-of-automation-2019-4
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Business Insider
The financial services industry is a popular place for job seekers, but artificial intelligence could wipe away a million banking jobs.
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https://www.straitstimes.com/world/united-states/nasa-plans-to-send-water-hunting-robot-to-moon-surface-in-2022
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Straits Times
WASHINGTON (REUTERS) - Nasa will send a golf cart-sized robot to the moon in 2022 to search for deposits of water below the surface, an effort to evaluate the vital resource ahead of a planned human return to the moon in 2024 to possibly use it for astronauts to drink and to make rocket fuel, the US space agency said on Friday (Oct 25).. Read more at straitstimes.com.
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https://www.corbettreport.com/interview-1191-catarina-mota-and-marcin-jakubowski-introduce-the-open-building-institute/
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The Corbett Report
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https://horizon-magazine.eu/article/memory-jogging-robot-keep-people-sharp-smart-retirement-homes.html
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European Commission
Improving physical and psychological health could reduce public health spending.
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https://www.thelocal.ch/20160823/swiss-post-trials-robot-parcel-deliveries-in-bern
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The Local
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https://www.8newsnow.com/news/local-news/study-robots-will-replace-65-percent-of-employees-in-las-vegas-by-2035/1509241585/
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8 News Now
At the Tipsy Robot, a bar in the Strip's Miracle Mile Shops, you'll see exactly what its name suggests, which is two robots without fancy names,  just Robot One and Robot two, making drinks curious customers.
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https://www.technologyreview.com/s/540916/robots-lay-three-times-as-many-bricks-as-construction-workers/
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MIT Technology Review
Construction workers on some sites are getting new, non-union help. SAM – short for semi-automated mason – is a robotic bricklayer being used to increase productivity as it works with human masons. In this human-robot team, the robot is responsible for the more rote tasks: picking up bricks, applying mortar, and placing them in their…
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https://www.economist.com/briefing/2019/01/19/autonomous-weapons-and-the-new-laws-of-war
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The Economist
A technology that may prove hard to restrain
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https://learningenglish.voanews.com/a/future-of-news-will-robot-readers-take-over-/4667971.html
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Voa News
China’s Xinhua news agency recently launched what it called the world’s first artificial intelligence news presenter. Will this be the start of a new wave of robotic news readers?
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https://www.forbes.com/sites/rachelarthur/2015/11/24/from-land-robotics-to-drones-the-future-businesses-set-to-impact-retail-deliveries/#3370e8fd363d
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Forbes
The last mile is often the most inefficient and costly part of getting online purchases into the hands of the consumers who ordered them. With expectation on the rise, retailers are exploring all sorts of new opportunities to ensure more seamless processes. Here are three disrupter technology companies.
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https://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/food-and-drink/alcohol-hangover-liver-damage-alcosynth-david-nutt-a8841141.html
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Independent
You will be able to modify the level of tipsiness you want to feel 
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https://nationalinterest.org/blog/buzz/robot-artillery-gunners-army-wants-its-big-guns-be-self-loading-125231
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National Interest
Will it work?