The 2010s are going to mark the commencement of the AGE OF ROBOTICS, just as the 1990s marked the birth of the internet.
By the 2020s robotics would have matured and replaced MILLIONS of semi-skilled workers across the world, particularly from the developing world. Industry would have moved back to the developed world. This competitive advantage in robotics will also see the baton of world economic leadership pass on to Japan and S.E. Asia, which are currently leaders in robotics.
I don't know whether India is even aware of what is going on!
E-yantra, a group of students at IIT Bombay (Mumbai), tweeted in response to my previous article, and agreed with my diagnosis that Indians can expect to be replaced by robots if they don't rush in to upskill. RIGHT NOW.
To investigate how advanced robotics has become, I checked out a few videos. Here is a sampling:
The world's fastest robot (in today's Australian)
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