It's a common theme of science fiction, robots rise up and take over earth, leaving humans as subservient slaves to their emotionless computer chip brains. But a recent report from Forrester suggests a very different future for robots at work.
Computer scientists say fears shouldn't stunt research, but talk should go on now to make advances in artificial intelligence safer.
When you check into Japan's newest hotel, a mechanized velociraptor in a bellhop cap greets you at the front desk.
Joseph Landes, General Manager, Developer, and Platform Evangelist, Microsoft, explains how Azure enables customers to extend their on-premise investments into the public cloud and choose between infrastructure and platform services.
The test flight took five minutes and carried a letter and a T-shirt
45 per cent of the fastest-growing companies, such as new startups, will have fewer employees than instances of smart machines
Apps will decline in importance, replaced by personal assistants