In competition, people get discouraged by competent robots

Robots may be hyper-efficient at completing mundane workplace tasks, but it’s not good for the well-being of the humans who have to compete with them at the same job. Imagine that you’re assigned a dull, repetitive task at work: moving inventory by forklift, say, or organizing files by date. Now imagine there’s a robot next to you with the same assignment, who’s much better and faster at doing what you’re supposed to be doing. How would that make you feel?Read Full Story

In competition, people get discouraged by competent robots

It's not whether you win or lose; it's how hard the robot is working.

Mon 11 Mar 19 from Phys.org

Your new most annoying overachieving coworker is a robot

Robots may be hyper-efficient at completing mundane workplace tasks, but it’s not good for the well-being of the humans who have to compete with them at the same job. Imagine that you’re ...

Fri 15 Mar 19 from Fastcompany Tech

Faster robots demoralize co-workers

New research finds that when robots are beating humans in contests for cash prizes, people consider themselves less competent and expend slightly less effort -- and they tend to dislike the ...

Mon 11 Mar 19 from ScienceDaily

Faster robots demoralize co-workers, Mon 11 Mar 19 from Eurekalert

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