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3 Industries Autonomous Tech & AI Intelligence Will Dominate In Society

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It has been the number one burning question for the last 25 years.

Will autonomous technology take over society?

Are humans at the end of the road of evolution?

Will artificial intelligence pick up from where we left off?

Judging from the way man and machine have separately progressed over the last few decades would lead one to epic levels of uncertainty.

Humans naturally harbor a level of uncertainty, which goes hand-in-hand in everything they set out to accomplish.

They combat it with confidence, determination, and integrity.

Although, there is one factor waiting to take their place in a rapidly expanding artificial intelligence society.

That one factor is artificial technology, and there are numerous ways it will govern us whether we are willing to accept it or not.

There are three areas of society that can be easily dominated by both autonomous and AI technology.

The first place to start will be the industrial industry, which is the backbone of the market economy.

Manufacturing, welding, assembly work, disassembly work, palletizing, production inspection and even product testing are using industrial robot arms to assist human workers in their task to complete warehouse projects.

More and more businesses are adding robot arms to their workforce, and the reason for it is because of the speed and efficiency they provide.

The quota amount produced by the average human being would be considered inefficient compared to that of an industrial robotic arm.

Source (Wikipedia): By KUKA Roboter Bachmann

The innovation behind these robotic components dates back to the late 1930s, where Griffith P. Taylor published work on a robot built by him in 1937.

The mechanical crane arm was his invention, and for decades it has proven to be the most reliable lifting component of the construction industry.

Another advantage of robotic arms is the unlimited durability they provide when completing a task. Unlike human workers, robotic arms can lift and suspend heavy items for long-extended periods (they can hold heavy equipment ranging from tens to thousands of pounds).

The next thing to point out about these components is the AI sensors that conduct motion and monitor the mechanical arm itself.

The sensory systems of these components must operate at peak performance to ensure the safety of the human operator.

Yes, I said the human operator. It will take years of further advancement before we’ll see a walking android reaching out to turn on the knob of an operating machine.

I’m sure people reading this are wondering how far this will go.

Well, this is just chipping away at the tip of the iceberg.

The level of innovation is rapidly expanding faster than the blink of an eye.

The warehouse industry is the first area that artificial intelligence will most-likely dominate in the future.

So what about the next area of interest?

Source (Wikipedia): By Anna Frodesiak

If you guessed Agriculture, then pat yourself on the back.

Agriculture is not easy work.

Sure, people are walking around digging up plants, and sometimes can be heard singing aloud, picking fruits for their families, or if done for labor.

The reason why they sing could be for several reasons.

Quite often, they do it to keep their mind off of the work.

Then there’s the constant bending, reaching up, and squatting motions they perform when picking apples, oranges, or coffee beans can take its toll on the body.

I mean, they are human after all; and body parts will ache (particularly the lower back) when performing long strenuous tasks.

Well, it looks as if those days might be coming to an end!

How might you ask?

It’s because of mechanical apparatuses such as the one called the Supernumerary 300F Robotic Arm, which is a fruit, tool, and wall punching machine.

A tester is wearing a type of vest gear fitted with an attached hydraulic robotic arm (worn around the user’s waist).

The hydraulic arm unit sits on the wearer’s hip, while a three-fingered handheld controller device is used to operate it.

The hydraulic arm can maneuver at speeds up to 3.4 miles an hour and can lift objects weighing 5-kilograms of weight.

The hydraulic arm appears heavy when in retrospect, it weighs only 4-kilograms (similar to the weight of the human arm).

The unit is powered by an external power source and is attached to a short lease tether. The hydraulic arm is even powerful enough to break through a thick ply wall.

The invention is quite impressive, even though; it has limited mobility and could lead to problematic issues for long-ranged tasks that will require human interaction only.

Its overall purpose would serve better in a workshop environment and could be used as an aid to assist the wearer of the autonomous unit when performing simple tasks.

Other Features of the Supernumerary 300F Robotic Arm Are:

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- 3 degrees of operating space (between the wearer and the device)

- Changeable finger-like grippers for assistance when performing various tasks.

- Water transmission (powers the contraption’s joints).

- Carbon Fiber & Aluminum Structure.

- The Hydraulic Arm is tethered to a power source.

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Power Source:

- MR Actuators (6) generate Pressure in the water lines that power the robotic arm remotely.

- Electric Enclosure.

- Real-time computer *(SpeedGoat).

Controller Component For Arm:

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- Small scale arm for teleportation.

- 3 encoders

- 1 switch (for gripper)

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Relative Factors:

- High-back drivability

- Low-friction & Reflected inertia

- Teleoperator activates position control

Through further innovation and improvement of its capabilities (and adding AI mobility response sensors to improve its autonomy movements) could lead a blue-collar laborer straight to the back of the unemployment line in a hurry!

So far, we have touched on both the industrial and agricultural work areas where both autonomous ingenuity and artificial intelligence are used to complete mundane tasks.

These are mundane tasks for individuals that do not perform these particular routines daily.

Source (Wikipedia): By U.S. Department of Agriculture

However, it’s quite the opposite for people working in a blue collar job position; for them, it is their livelihood that helps them to put food on their table.

What worries them is losing their jobs to autonomous contraptions such as robotic arms capable enough to perform the same tasks they do daily.

If that’s the case, then why would their employer keep them in that position?

Exactly my point.

The first thing they would do is remove the worker and implant the autonomous unit in the position to perform the same work and save the company money.

And where does that leave the worker?

Exactly!

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The last part of this entry will briefly focus on artificial intelligence implanted within an autonomous being, and the area of focus is law enforcement.

The last part of this entry will briefly focus on artificial intelligence implanted within an autonomous being, and the area of focus is law enforcement.

When you think of horrific crimes, crime lords, or bad guys, the average individual will automatically start thinking about the police.

It’s only natural to do so; because millions of people in this nation look to them to help keep their communities and cities safe.

So tell me, how would you feel if the laws are changed?

What if the government was testing out a new type of autonomous security system?

A program believed to be an end-all solution to eradicate crime! PERIOD!

And all citizens would have to do is to follow the rules, and everything will be “A-ok!”

Then one day, the unthinkable happens.

A motorist was fatally shot by one of those new autonomous police bots, and the staggering news took to social media nationwide; and millions of people are talking about it in the social chat rooms.

The chatter on social media centered around the government’s move to force state governments to position autonomous beings in police precincts around the country.

Months of protesting took place outside of police departments.

Chiefs of these departments were questioned by outraged citizens who are worried about their safety, as well as the reliability of the police force serving as protectors of communities nationwide.

Residents wanted answers about the trustworthiness of autonomous beings serving as officers of the law.

They want to know whether or not autonomous police bots will remain calm and rational when contesting a traffic citation written by them and handed to a human motorist, who decides to contest the citation to the officer bot if they feel they did nothing wrong.

And what does the Chief of Police tell them?

He tells them to follow the law, and everything will be “A-ok!”

He turns away from the frustrated crowd and marches toward the front doors of the police station. Upon entering the front door, he turns to face the frustrated crowd waving nonchalantly.

As the door slams shut behind him, the crowd continues their protest, for they know their grievances will go unheard.

The last was a scenario was a more futuristic example, although it holds a level of resonance one can’t ignore.

Artificial intelligence can take us farther than we could ever imagine.

The question is.

How much will it impact our lives?

And who knows how long it will be before we see autonomous beings FULLY injected into our society.

Source: youtube.com

We already have waiters and waitresses androids serving people at restaurants (as seen at a McDonald’s in China), and following them are companion bots.

Following those are the Siri & Alexa online social bots who are able to hold interesting conversations with human beings as if they were humans themselves. Too interesting; If you ask me. LOL.

And it doesn’t stop there because the apps are running on smartphones that constantly circulates the user’s information.

Every time we do an internet search, what happens to the information we typed in to get to that website destination?

Does it get used somewhere else?

Is it feeding information into various servers for a specific purpose unbeknownst to us?

Something our government should be forced to answer, but that’s asking too much right?

Gotta be careful there, for they might think you’re an off the wall CONSPIRACY THEORIST!

Seems like a no-win situation for us because it was always a win-win situation for Uncle Sam!

A SPECIAL THANKS GOES OUT TO THE READERS WHO LOVE READING GREAT CONTENT.

Because without them to read through it, would be pointless to write it!

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