Month: April 2014
Robotization Changes Everything
Cristina Andersson: Robots will free us from routine work
Fujitsu Net 1/2014, 2014-04-16
Digitalization is swiftly transforming work and society. However, this is just the beginning. The next step is robotization.
Robotization is a globally rising trend that is hardly discussed in Finland. This was one of the starting points for Cristina Andersson and Jari Kaivo-oja’s book titled Boho Business released a couple of years ago. Last November they participated in organizing the first ever robotics week in Finland. Now, a consortium named Robotics Finland is being established for businesses and organizations within this industry.
In Cristina Andersson’s opinion, Finland is too fixated on just digitalization – people think it will suffice.
”Robots turn digital data into physical actions. A robot is an actor, just like a human being is”, Andersson says.
She points out that the evolving technology will have a major impact on society… read the entire story.