Talk of the coming “second machine age” seems to be all the rage. Machines will “man” factories, assist the aged, drive cars, drop bombs and packages and can help us with Internet shopping. Russian entrepreneur, Yuri Milner, Stephen Hawking and Mark Zuckerberg are even plotting to send a fleet of robots to Alpha Centauri. There is much debate over whether, with this much incursion into our lives, the bots will take away our livelihoods. The optimists argue that they will simply free us up to make more of our lives.
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Source: Forbes – Entrepreneurs