Janelle Shane @JanelleCShane Research Scientist in optics. Plays with neural networks. Avid reader, writer, and player of Irish flute. she/her. wandering.shop/@janellecshane May. 09, 2019 1 min read

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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