Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Robots in the Classroom: Can/Will They Replace Teachers? They’re HEEEERE. – Missouri Education Watchdog

Robots in the Classroom: Can/Will They Replace Teachers? They’re HEEEERE. – Missouri Education Watchdog:

Robots in the Classroom: Can/Will They Replace Teachers? They’re HEEEERE.

pepper robot
From “SoftBank Plans To Open A Store Staffed (Almost) Entirely By Pepper, Its Humanoid RobotPepper”. SoftBank  acquired Paris-based Aldebaran Robotics (the creator of Pepper) in 2012.
Industries employing workers making minimum wage are discovering robots can replace human beings to perform duties, saving the company money.  From Building robot McDonald’s staff ‘cheaper’ than hiring workers on minimum wage in The Mirror:
A former McDonald’s CEO warned that robots will take over staff jobs at the fast food empire – because it’s cheaper than employing humans.
Ed Rensi has said that buying highly skilled robotics is a cheaper alternative than employing people on minimum wage to work in the company’s worldwide restaurants.
He warned that huge job losses are imminent, and commented that it would be ‘common sense’ to replace humans in the workplace.
This comes as a study into the future of human employment has predicted a surge in machine-led work such as robotic counsellors, body part makers and virtual lawyers.
Watch the accompanying video showing how efficient robots are in their duties.  A new Industrial Revolution is outsourcing humans in the job market and that includes teachers.
Robots are already teaching and data mining in some classrooms and are touted as being excellent resources for special need students.  Fromhttps://asknao.aldebaran.com/:
robot teaching 1
The youtube video can be found here:

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