Look out, AIs. Humans are coming for your jobs.
Don’t worry, there’s still a role for AI planned: “In the case of Mira Robotics, the company will also use AI to blur faces and documents in the video feed seen by its teleoperators.”
The article does a good job of delving into the limitations: even with human control, the robots are slow and clumsy, and can't do stairs.
The article also mentions the somewhat worrying social implications - remote workers become invisible, and the gig economy may end up depriving them of pay and benefits.
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