$10m prize to let you feel what a distant robot is feeling

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New Scientist—The latest XPrize competition wants to develop technology that lets anyone control a robot and carry out tasks from 100 kilometres away

Let the robots have the damn jobs — all of them!. The past year was marked with increasing concerns about the effects artificial intelligence and automation will have on human employment and labor. Not a month goes by without one (or ten) articles warning about robots driving humans into unemployment and causing economic and social chaos. But maybe we’re looking at things from the wrong perspective, through the lens of the laws that govern our current world. In a world where robots perform all tasks, many of the rules that we live by today...