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One Huge, Dominant Customer – Why You Don’t Do It

wal-mart getting rid of inventory robots

source: futurism A major rule of doing business is there shouldn’t be too much reliance on any one customer to generate revenue growth and profits because it just takes one decision by that customer to crush the business. That recently happened with a company called Bossa Nova, a robotics company that supplied Wal-Mart (WMT) with the robots it was using to help take inventory. In response to Wal-Mart’s decision, the company had to lay off about half of its staff. Now it’s scrambling to find new businesses […]

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The Future Of Farming Will Increasingly Be Robots and AI

source: fast company One of the ways mankind performs the requirement of God to take dominion over the earth is the use of improved technology applied to specific problems in the world. To that end there have been growing advancements in robotics and artificial intelligence (AI) that will in the near future be an increasing part of solutions to concerns in relationship to farming. One company named FarmWise has developed such a robot and a business model that has a good chance of succeeding. Sébastien Boyer, cofounder […]

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Autonomous Army drones and robots: gee, what could go wrong?

In a scenario that has the potential to become a nightmare, the Army Research Lab has decided to fund new programs that will focus on developing drones and robots that will be close to being fully autonomous. The purpose is to be able to “withstand adversary electronic warfare operations.” Battling low-tech foes over the recent decades hasn’t driven the need to develop this type of technology. Starting to focus more on Russia and China, which are far more sophisticated technologically than Middle Eastern and North African foes, […]

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