Wendell Wallach and Colin Allen maintain this blog on the theory and development of artificial moral agents and computational ethics, topics covered in their OUP 2009 book...
Saturday, January 10, 2009
Mapping Robot Density
In Japan there are 295 industrial robots for every 10,000 manufacturing workers, while there are only 86 industrial robots for 10,000 manufacturing workers in the U.S. IEEE Spectrum Online shows a map and graph of robot density for the top 10 countries. There are more than 1 million industrial robots worldwide.