DO ANDROIDS DREAM OF ELECTRIC HEAT? INTRODUCING THE ROBOTS INFILTRATING UTILITIES

DO ANDROIDS DREAM OF ELECTRIC HEAT? INTRODUCING THE ROBOTS INFILTRATING UTILITIES

The machine uprising isn’t confined to hi-tech labs or the silver screen, it’s taking place in our pipes, water courses, wind turbines and street works. As such, Utility Week Innovate profiles five robotic innovations ahead of Utility Week Live
Published 19 April 2022

The rise of the machines is well underway. According to YouGov research, almost one-in-ten (7%) Brits believe that today’s robots have already developed higher intelligence levels than humans – with 44% believing they will surpass our intellect in the not-too-distant future.

YouGov also found that two-thirds (66%) of Brits would be happy for a robot or AI to administer some form of medical treatment – with a quarter claiming they’d trust AI in an urgent or intensive care scenario, while 37% would go under the robot-wielded knife in AI-assisted surgery.

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