Galeries Nationales du Grand Palais, Paris

5 April - 9 July 2018

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The rapid rise of artificial intelligence has sparked fears of mass human obsolescence. But history tells us that automation actually creates better jobs - and more of them
Published in Features

In our latest issue, we embrace the automation revolution, look at young designers tackling pollution, interview Terry Farrell on the pomo renaissance, profile restoration masters Flores & Prats and investigate OMA's very Dutch approach to urbanism

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The long-promised era of robotics may finally be upon us – the Science Museum’s vivid retelling of its past and present allows us to consider the implications for our society and for our humanity, writes Debika Ray

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Vitra Design Museum, Weil am Rhein
11 February 2017 — 14 May 2017

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Monday, 23 January 2017 17:13


Science Museum, London
8 February 2017 — 3 September 2017

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Monday, 06 July 2015 00:00

I, Robot. You, Robot

On-screen robots are looking and acting more like humans as technology becomes increasingly integrated into our lives – and that shift, says Edwin Heathcote, reveals a change in the nature of our fears about our relationships with machines

Published in Comment
Monday, 27 October 2014 11:19

Tate Britain robots: Night watch

After closing time at Tate Britain, four silent robots move around the galleries. As their flashlights illuminate the walls, an internet audience enjoys a robot's-eye view of 500 years of Old Masters. But this project is not about art – it is about the special power of a museum at night, and the transgressive thrill of being allowed to enter

Published in Features
Thursday, 04 September 2014 11:21

Icon 136: Museums

Our October issue, available from 5 September, looks at the V&A's mannequins, Tate Britain's robots, Rogers' British Museum extension and the politics of designing the 9/11 museum exhibits

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Wednesday, 14 July 2010 16:43

Profile: Gramazio & Kohler

The robot And the architect are friends. That’s the philosophy of Swiss architects Fabio Gramazio and Matthias Kohler.

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