Artificial Intelligence

Robots will soon be a necessity but they won't take all our jobs

Yasukawa Electric Corp's industrial robot "MOTOMAN-DA" is shown during a demonstration at the 2005 International Robot Exhibition in Tokyo November 30, 2005. The dual-arm robot, which can be implemented in car production lines, is being exhibited at the world's largest robotics trade show which will be held until December 3. - PBEAHUNUPCB

Emerging digital fabrication technologies and novel materials will lead to increasingly lifelike robots. Image: REUTERS/Yuriko Nakao

Stelian Coros
Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science, ETH Zurich
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3D printed soft robot hand designed by Martina Skvaro from ZHdK. Image: Stelian Coros, Computational Robotics Lab at ETH Zurich
Robot on wheels created by the Computational Robotics Lab. Image: Stelian Coros, Computational Robotics Lab at ETH Zurich
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