Issue #390
31 Mar 2024
We often think of remote working as exclusively a white collar, knowledge based work, but there is another form which involves robotics, and we’re increasingly seeing it, especially in the dangerous work. Short video of Chinese miners using remote controlled robots where once there would be human beings with pick axes. The commentator additionally mentions the possibility of connecting this with the gaming sector, an intriguing solution to labour crisis in these difficult-to-do / hard-to-sell occupations.