A farm in Japan is to employ robots to help grow vegetables. The new technology will enable the owner to save 50 % on wages. So will humans be out of a job?
Uganda has an agricultural based economy, agriculture employs just over a quarter of the country’s population. However, young people don't see it as a future employer, despite unemployment rates being much higher for those under 30. The country is now working on rebranding agriculture to make it more attractive to the youth.
The world’s largest agricultural machinery fair has got underway in the German city of Hanover. As individual farms increase in size and the number of people employed in the sector decreases, farm machinery is getting ever more sophisticated.
Will robots soon replace human decision-making in warfare? Even though no single definition for fully automated weapons systems exists, one thing is certain — they raise a host of legal, moral and arms-control questions.
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