Amazon’s Alexa will deliver NHS medical advice in the UK – The Verge

The NHS says the partnership could reduce pressure on doctors

Source: Amazon’s Alexa will deliver NHS medical advice in the UK – The Verge

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Pick and Go: Scanning No Longer Required, Supermarkets Swap Cashiers for Cameras – Mish Talk

Tesco, one of the world’s largest supermarket operators, is testing cashierless stores solely dependent cameras.

Source: Pick and Go: Scanning No Longer Required, Supermarkets Swap Cashiers for Cameras – Mish Talk

Robots will kill 20M manufacturing jobs by 2030 – TechRepublic

he rise of artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning, and robotics will lead to the loss of up to 20 million manufacturing jobs worldwide by 2030, according to a Wednesday report from Oxford Economics.

Around 1.7 million manufacturing jobs have already been lost to robots since 2000, the report, titled How Robots Change the World, found. These include 260,000 jobs in the US, 400,000 jobs in Europe, and 550,000 jobs in China.

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/robots-will-kill-20m-manufacturing-jobs-by-2030/

Clean electricity overtaking fossil fuels in Britain – BBC News

Britain is obtaining more of its power from zero-carbon sources than from fossil fuels.

Source: Clean electricity overtaking fossil fuels in Britain – BBC News