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‘This gave me the creeps’: Customer finds no employees in Bank of America—only the option to video chat

'If I go in the bank, I am there to speak to a person.'

On Jan 11, 2023 by Braden Bjella

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‘Damn i am a drive thru cashier at Panera, she is snatching my job’: Robot drive-thru attendant takes customer’s order at Panera

'The thing companies will do to not have to pay employees more.'

On Jan 5, 2023 by Cecilia Lenzen

McDonald's drive thru window with bag on automated service with caption 'McDonald's Automated Drive-Thru in Fort Worth Texas' (l) McDonald's drive thru with caption 'McDonald's Automated Drive-Thru in Fort Worth Texas' and McDonald's M logo at bottom (c) McDonald's drive thru window with bag on automated service with caption 'McDonald's Automated Drive-Thru in Fort Worth Texas' (r)

‘Started with Walmart closing all their registers’: Customer films McDonald’s automated drive-thru being run without any employees

'lol no more asking for extra sauce.'

On Jan 4, 2023 by Melody Heald

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‘I have to order through the kiosk. No humans work here, just machines’: McDonald’s customer films store operating without any workers, automatic drink dispenser

'They don't even have anybody here.'

On Dec 27, 2022 by Rebekah Harding

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‘This is kind of sad’: TikToker gets manicure by a robot in viral video, sparking debate

'I love my nail lady. She works so hard for her business.'

On Jun 2, 2021 by Mikael Thalen


Amazon is rolling out box packaging machines that could replace workers

The automated machines could replace over 1,300 workers.

On May 13, 2019 by Mikael Thalen

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Uniqlo replaced 90 percent of a warehouse’s workers with robots

This is the first step of a larger automation effort.

On Oct 15, 2018 by Alex Dalbey

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Stephen Hawking left us with a jarring warning about AI

The final comments Stephen Hawking wrote on Reddit went deep.

On Mar 14, 2018 by Phillip Tracy

Time lapse mechanical drawing

Can you figure out how this robot artist is drawing so quickly?

Come for the illusion, stay for the fascinating art.

On Feb 13, 2018 by Phillip Tracy

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Jack in the Box workers are at risk of being replaced by robots

Carl's Jr., Hardees, Wendy's, and McDonald's may do the same.

On Jan 11, 2018 by Phillip Tracy

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Hillary Clinton says the U.S. isn’t ready for the impact of AI

The former secretary of state says millions will lose their jobs.

On Nov 23, 2017 by Phillip Tracy

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Here are the odds you’ll lose your job to a robot

The tool will give you the percent chance of you losing your job to automation.

On May 30, 2017 by Phillip Tracy

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Self-driving cars are coming sooner than expected, according to Elon Musk

The Tesla CEO expects level 5 automation by 2019.

On May 2, 2017 by Phillip Tracy

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Bill Gates thinks taxing robots could keep them from stealing jobs

By taxing automation, robot-related job displacement could slow.

On Feb 20, 2017 by Christina Bonnington

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Internet-connected pet feeders suffer server outage, leaving pets hungry and owners miffed

When connected homes disconnect.

On Jul 27, 2016 by Selena Larson