It may sound like science fiction, but it’s real. In China, Robots occupy more and more place in society. and go so far as to replace humans at work. And not just any position! For the first time, a virtual robot will become the CEO of a major video game company, reports european 1Tuesday September 20.
Named Tang Yu, this female robot is endowed with artificial intelligence and must allow Net Dragon Websoft to optimize its performance through purely rational decision-making and saving money. Founded in 1999, this company is one of the largest multi-billion dollar video game companies in China. It is now the first establishment in the world run by a robot.
“Tang Yu will help us in the area of management and administration, as well as operational issues, because we are already using artificial intelligence in many internships to develop our activities,” said Simone Lung, Vice President of Net Dragon Websoft. . Another, and no less important, advantage of this virtual humanoid: he can work 24 hours a day and that without getting paid!
It is not the first time that a company bets on robotics. A Canon subsidiary had already entrusted the management of certain monitoring tasks to algorithms, in particular facial recognition algorithms that require smiles, a few years ago, (…)
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