Robot restaurants won’t take your job and food will be better

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Robot restaurants are popping up all over downtown San Francisco, as a futuristic option for people to grab fast food for cheap. The latest example is Creator, a robotic restaurant that specializes in making gourmet hamburgers with their all-in-one burger robots. We went behind-the-scenes of their appointment-only smart kitchen to learn more about how robots could be the future of food in urban cities.

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25 thoughts on “Robot restaurants won’t take your job and food will be better

  • July 8, 2018 at 3:00 pm
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    Meh, the robot thing is cool-ish, but the restaurants that use this, even in the future, will be few and far between. And other than in difficult jobs such as automobile manufacturing and certain factory uses, robots won’t even come close to replacing most human jobs. The hype frankly isn’t grounded in logic.

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  • July 8, 2018 at 3:26 pm
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    That was lamest opinion i ever heard, "food touched by hands". Lol. There's a tradition that every hand has a different taste! So please follow that path and use these machines in semi automatic environment where chefs still has to finalise your food.

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  • July 8, 2018 at 3:37 pm
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    Doesn't matter since the people working the jobs won't be able to afford to live in the city anyways.

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  • July 8, 2018 at 4:00 pm
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    Tbh I’d rather have a robot make my burger than a 15 year old

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  • July 8, 2018 at 4:15 pm
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    I think you hit on quite a nice insight about robots "taking over jobs". Of course for now it may seem scary and weird (at the same time) to think that sometime soon, jobs that humans used to do will be taken over by robots, but I think we'd simply just shift to other forms of work, more specifically, things that robots can't do. Well, as of yet.

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  • July 8, 2018 at 4:17 pm
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    20$ for a pizza?

    Here in Italy it costs around 6-7€

    To be fair, Avocados here cost each one the same as a whole pizza. So, you know, each country has its own perks.

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  • July 8, 2018 at 4:23 pm
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    “No one has touched your burger except you” well, all the ingredients have been filled by people, so yes, it has been touched. Also going by the looks of it, it will require regular cleaning by humans and likely use harsh cleaners; since it isn’t that accurate (beef was dropped on the box containing the burger.)

    There is a long way to go before robots can do the job as well as the humans can. Though saying it won’t really matter because those working in the restaurant cannot afford to live in SF isn’t a valid argument. It isn’t like those people will find better opportunities elsewhere or cease to exist, because rents are high and thus those earning lower wage can’t afford the city.

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  • July 8, 2018 at 5:02 pm
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    Nice to know that they still employ humans, If a business only employed robots I don't care how convenient it may be I wouldn't support them.

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  • July 8, 2018 at 5:15 pm
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    …and California keeps getting worst and worst…. with those prices of rent, permitting, etc…the robots will overtake humans living in the state 😂

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  • July 8, 2018 at 5:27 pm
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    cool invention. now i know which company in malaysia would buy this machines and halal issues will starts to raise up again. LOL 😛 #RIPMALAYSIA

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  • July 8, 2018 at 5:43 pm
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    The same people writing for The Verge want $15/hr for fast food workers and then say that robots at restaurants won't take your job, haha you guys gotta choose one or the other

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  • July 8, 2018 at 7:00 pm
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    Looks like this "robot" was created just for "robot". It is completely NOT how the industrial meal robot should work like. This machine is more like fancy wending machine

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  • July 8, 2018 at 7:18 pm
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    Actually the robot takes your job, and no, that is not a problem.

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