Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Amazon's Robots

Amazon is buying Kiva Systems, shown in this video below: (I have mixed feelings. Yes, I know that this will speed things up and that there have to be people to maintain the robots and people to program them, but ultimately, unskilled laborers will lose jobs. I guess it's the way of the world). So, if you buy from Amazon, a robot may be involved in the future. Sigh. I'm just going to close my eyes and think of these little orange guys as a sea of Wall-E knockoffs. (Now I feel a bit better).

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