A roundup of the best stories on robotics and artificial intelligence from other sites, collected by Will Knight, MIT Technology Review’s senior editor for AI.
Google plans to sell a tablet computer that uses magnets to connect to a keyboard, in hopes of keeping you from cracking open your laptop.
Leading Bitcoin startup BitPay is cutting costs, suggesting that the currency won't be catching on soon.
Researchers demonstrate new photonic memory that keeps working even when the power is off.
Robots are poor at many activities that humans find simple. Now roboticists are making progress on a task that exemplifies them all: the automated assembly of an IKEA chair.
Robots are moving into new areas of work, and it isn’t entirely clear how staff and customers will react.
New infrastructure based on digital technology is changing the way we work, creating new jobs and requiring workers to develop different skills.
The cycle of how we find, keep, and lose jobs is increasingly affected by algorithms. Here are some of the data-mining companies aiming to take the “human” out of “human resources.”
Five hundred years from now, says venture capitalist Steve Jurvetson, less than 10 percent of people on the planet will be doing paid work. And next year?
Industry guide: resources and upcoming events.