robots

Late Capitalism

Millennial Democrats Like Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Pete Buttigieg Are Ready to Face Off With Job-Stealing Robots

“We should not be haunted by the spectre of being automated out of work."
Ankita Rao
4.1.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

This Guy in a Costume Fooled Russian TV into Thinking He Was a ‘High-Tech’ Robot

"Robot Boris has already learned to dance and he’s not that bad."
Beckett Mufson
12.13.18
uni

Why There's Nothing Cool About Lectured By a Robot at Uni

Universities are experimenting with teaching by holograms and robots, but this would probably just screw over actual human academics.
Tom Whyman
11.23.18
modern love

The Story Behind That Guy Who Married an Anime Hologram in Japan

There's more going on here than a super strange wedding reception.
VICE Staff
11.15.18
china

How China’s Food Industry Became a Tech Battleground

Search engine operator Baidu and Tencent, the company behind WeChat, already dominate China’s tech world. Now, they have their sights set on robot restaurants and food delivery.
Barclay Bram
10.26.18
THE FUTURE

The Emotionless Future of War Means Even More Killing

A Ministry of Defence report thinks dispassionate killer robots will carry out the conflicts of tomorrow. What could possibly go wrong?
Tom Whyman
10.18.18
university guide 2018

The Robots Are Coming, and They Want Your Job

Experts believe that almost a third of the global workforce will be automated by 2030. But are universities preparing students for the rise of the office machines?
Matt Blake
9.13.18
beer

GOP Senator Bans Government Spending on Beerbots, Misses Entire Point of Robotics Program

It was never about beer, guys.
Jelisa Castrodale
8.30.18
News

Oh Good, Drones Have Flamethrowers Now

Just when you thought this hellscape couldn't get any worse.
Drew Schwartz
6.21.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Good News: This Terrifying Android Just Learned How to Run

A priceless skill for hunting humans to extinction.
River Donaghey
5.14.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

AI Predicted the Future of Porn Searches and We Can't Stop Laughing

Apparently the next big thing in porn has something to do with "doot sex," "tang pong" and "big blomjobs".
Drew Schwartz
3.7.18
robots

Flippy the Burger-Flipping Robot Is Here to Steal Your Job

Developed by American AI company Miso Robotic, the robot can cook up to 2,000 burgers a day.
Ruby Lott-Lavigna
3.6.18
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