It's that moment between dusk and nightfall on Hollywood Boulevard — when neon blooms a little brighter and the small swarms of tourists start to disperse. Now you notice the figures huddled against the buildings, a hand touching the air.
Intrepid and numb to fatigue, robots have come for human jobs before. Just ask fighter pilots, autoworkers and Wal-Mart checkout clerks.Now, in Asia at least, robots are encroaching on yet another occupation: waiting tables.The trend is official.
Some faculty members at Florida State University say their school has sold out to a conservative group that dangled a big donation.Recently released details show the university gave the Charles Koch Foundation a role in hiring decisions, in exchange for a big grant.Three years ago, the Charles Koch