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A robot for every job

Feb 18, 2013
How one little robot named Baxter could take over the last of America's manufacturing jobs.
Posted In: robots

Robots lose out in hospitality

Mar 30, 2012
If there's one industry where robots have tried and failed so far, it's hospitality -- seems humans prefer humans for hotel customer service.
Posted In: robots, Robots Ate My Job, hotels

Robots across America

Mar 30, 2012
Marketplace's David Brancaccio and his robot dog Wilson drive coast to coast without as much as a "hello" to fellow humans.
Posted In: Robots Ate My Job, robots, automation, gps, david brancaccio, road trip

Robots and people can all get along

Mar 30, 2012
When technology is married with high-skilled jobs, the result can fundamentally change things for the better.
Posted In: robots, technology

The future of... cupcakes?

Mar 30, 2012
Sprinkles Cupcakes installs a robotic cupcake ATM.
Posted In: cupcakes, robots, Robots Ate My Job, automation, Jobs

Robots: If you can't beat 'em, join 'em

Mar 29, 2012
A robot technician at the Toyota Motor Manufacturing Plant in southern Indiana talks about working with technology, not against it.
Posted In: Robots Ate My Job, Toyota

Robots get personal

Mar 29, 2012
Even creative work -- like journalism -- is up for robotization.
Posted In: robots, Jobs, technology

Robots Ate My Road Trip--Day 5

Mar 29, 2012
David Brancaccio continues his journey across the United States only interacting with machines--at least today some of them were pretty fun.
Posted In: Robots Ate My Job, roadtrip, david brancaccio

A trip across the country with no human contact

Mar 28, 2012
Fight it if you want, but the robots are coming. Marketplace’s David Brancaccio is embarking on a deep investigative experiment on how robots are taking over. Plus, what is the Instagrammiest Instagram photo?
Posted In: robots, Robots Ate My Job, instagram

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