Two Norwegian companies are taking the lead in the race to build the world’s first crewless, autonomously operated ship, an advance that could mark a turning point in seaborne trade.
Dubbed by shipping executives the “Tesla of the Seas,” the Yara Birkeland now under development is scheduled in late 2018 to start sailing fertilizer 37 miles down a fiord from a production facility to the port of Larvik. Using the Global Positioning System, radar, cameras and sensors, the electric ship is designed to navigate itself around other boat traffic and to dock on its own.
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Soon all goods will be manufactured in robot factories; all food will be grown and picked by robots. Both will be delivered by robot ships, robot trucks, and robot drones.
Q: So, without any jobs how will the intended customers be able to pay for this?
A: Obviously they can't, and this FACT puts the lie to the "robot world" fantasy of Jeff Bezos and others.