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Japan's robot bartenders: Last call for human service?

Business / Tech Feb 6, 2020

Japan's robot bartenders: Last call for human service?

Japan's first robot bartender has begun serving up drinks in a Tokyo pub in a test that could usher in a wave of automation in restaurants and shops struggling to hire staff in an aging society. The repurposed industrial robot serves drinks in its own ...