More non-repetetive, non-routine and highly paid jobs are becoming susceptible to automation. The surgeon was faster but the robot was rated as doing a better job. Only one of a number of rapid automation advancements in healthcare and other industries.
Robot betters expert surgeons at soft tissue stitching
Robot surgeons have trouble working with the body's soft tissue because of how much it can squish and change during surgery. A new machine called the Smart Tissue Automation Robot (STAR) at Johns Hopkins University has overcome this obstacle and proven its ability by operating on pigs.