For Manufacturing, It Looks Like Robots Are Benevolent

In some industries, the rise of machines more capable of performing complex tasks is taking the place of human workers. Here’s an article from BetaBoston claiming that in the manufacturing industry things are different…

“It appears the manufacturing industry may be a special case, in which automation and artificial intelligence can actually protect jobs rather than replace them.”

How is this?

The robots are able to accomplish automated tasks that help keep costs down and help American companies win bids against Chinese or other overseas low-cost manufacturing companies. So far, this has worked with the companies who tried it, and none of them have laid off workers, giving these robot manufacturer’s claims more and more validity.

Time will tell…

Read the full article HERE.