Japan: Robot Nation

Although it has the world’s highest longevity rates (see my previous post titled Long Lived Japan), Japan is facing a demographic crisis with its aging population resulting in a reduced workforce due to its very low birth rates and immigration policy.

If you are interested in learning more, please watch this 25 minute video from Current TV’s Vanguard documentary series titled Japan: Robot Nation, and a potential solution – Robots!

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3 thoughts on “Japan: Robot Nation

  1. I think Japan is ahead but one of the reasons is they see robots as more of a necessity than any other country due to their rapidly shrinking population. Since they appear to prefer robots to more immigration.

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