DailyDirt: Robots That Ask, 'Would You Like Fries With That?'

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Robots are poised to take over a LOT of repetitive tasks that people are still doing because it's been hard to get computer vision and robot arms to replicate some kinds of detailed work. Machines are getting a better quickly, though, and plenty of manual labor jobs could be eliminated in the near future. Automation isn't quite ready to take over a huge fraction of the labor market just yet, but it might not be too long before no one will be able to joke about young kids looking for an unskilled job and upselling fries with a fast food order. After you've finished checking out those links, take a look at our Daily Deals for cool gadgets and other awesome stuff.

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    JoeCool (profile), 15 May 2015 @ 5:48pm

    Robot cook... meh.

    Cooking isn't the sore spot with me, it's doing the dishes. If it doesn't also handle the dishes completely (more than current dish washers), I'm not interested. My guess is, this means EVEN MORE to clean after it's done.

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