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    This Robot Barista Makes a Dang Good Latte

    When you go to Cafe X, there are no hipster bartenders, and no judgy glances when you ask for a bit of half-and-half. There’s not even a cafe. It’s just a small, rounded kiosk, white on the bottom, with a large glass panel that lets you watch while an industrial robot pumps caramel into your latte. You order at an iPad-powered kiosk, or using Cafe X’s app. Pick your espresso drink, choose from three kinds of beans, and decide whether you want a little syrup, a lot of super, or Insane Syrup. Then pay, and press order. The robot barista then spins around, grabs a cup from the dispenser, and sticks it under the industrial-grade WMF espresso machine. One robot can make several drinks at once, and each takes about 20 seconds. Once your drink is ready, you type in a four-digit pin code, reach into the hatch, and grab your white cup printed with Cafe X’s logo.
    https://www.wired.com/2017/01/cafe-x-robot-barista/

    How soon before Starbucks buys these?

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    Starbucks will use all the refugees they hire to repair the robots
    Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work, so most people don't recognize them.


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    Quote Originally Posted by tpatt100 View Post
    Starbucks will use all the refugees they hire to repair the robots
    Because robot repair is a job Americans won't do.

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    Cool!

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    When Trump brings back all those manufacturing jobs to the United States, the robots will take your jobs instead of the Chinese.

    And robot maintenance? That will be done by robots. Once all jobs have been taken by robots, we are going to have to give stuff away free because no one will have any money.
    If you are not willing to fall flat on your face, then the only thing you will have is a pretty face.

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    Quote Originally Posted by nam View Post
    Once all jobs have been taken by robots, we are going to have to give stuff away free because no one will have any money.
    Somone will demand fair wages for robots so that they can be taxed.

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    So it's a vending machine with more choices then?!
    "Wherever in the world much poverty is found, much religion is found also"

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mamapalooza View Post
    So it's a vending machine with more choices then?!
    Calling it a vending machine is like calling your Smartphone a Princess Phone with a screen...

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    Will it get my name right?

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    Quote Originally Posted by emmjay View Post
    Will it get my name right?
    Of course, it will. Why wouldn't it, ennkay?

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