19 examples of jobs explain why ‘bots’ are not such a bad idea (via Xerox)

Artificial Intelligence , Robotics , Technology

digital baristaAn article recently published on Xerox.com contemplates that “Robots — or, more precisely, ‘bots — are advancing at an incredible rate and transforming everyday life.” A quote from 19 robot job examples:

“The University of California, San Francisco, has developed an automated hospital pharmacy that dispenses medication automatically. Since 2011, it has delivered 350,000 oral and injectable medicines without error. This is a classic example of automation relieving humans of detail-focused drudgery, at scale and with life-or-death precision. It rigorously controls the whole process from manufacture to bedside, and eliminates human error from “pill-picking.” And that allows pharmacists to focus on patient counseling, rather than getting practice at counting.”

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