Tesla's solar panels reportedly caught fire at an Amazon warehouse

[ad_1] The incident reportedly happened back in June 2018, but the e-commerce giant just came out with the information. Bloomberg says Amazon told the publication via email that it has taken steps to protect its facilities and will no longer install any more Tesla systems going forward. We’ve reached out to both companies to confirm […]

How ergonomic is your warehouse job? Soon, an app might be able to tell you

[ad_1] To test how well the algorithm might work in a warehouse, the researchers had a robot (white arm) monitor 10 participants performing activities in a warehouse-like setting. Within three seconds of the end of each activity, the robot showed a score on its display (right). Credit: Parsa et al./IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters In […]

Amazon pays warehouse workers to say good things on Twitter. The campaign is getting backlash online

[ad_1] Credit: CC0 Public Domain Select workers at Amazon warehouses—or fulfillment centers—are part of a campaign to tweet positively about their employer as a response to criticisms about working conditions. The campaign, which began last August, sparked renewed criticism after a Twitter back-and-forth between one user and accounts that appear to be from Amazon warehouse […]