A virtual robot becomes the CEO of a Chinese company

hasWith workers threatened by the automation of manufacturing processes, will another type of job soon be in the hot seat? As our colleagues from Europe 1 report, for the first time a Chinese company will be led by a CEO who will be… a robot equipped with artificial intelligence. why Mainly to save money, but not only.

Recently, video game company Net Dragon Websoft replaced its physical boss with a female robot: Madam Tang Yu. [Le robot] It will help us both in the field of management and administration, as well as in operational matters, because we already use artificial intelligence in many internships to develop our activities”, explains Simone Lung, Dragon’s Vice President.

A boss that works for free

According to the company, founded in 1999, the goal is to make completely rational decisions – devoid of affect? – and transparent. At the same time, of course, Tang Yu needs to optimize the company’s performance.

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Another advantage, and this is far from a detail, the intelligent robot will be able to work 24 hours a day and, moreover, without paying a single penny. While the metaverse — notably promoted by Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg — is on the rise. For now, if this new technology is mostly about video games, tomorrow it may also touch the business world.

Recall that Metaverse is a “virtual world” in which users can meet in a virtual reality world and talk via video conference. However, the exact definition of this technology is still unclear, because manufacturers are everywhere and use this term as a kind of “catch”.

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