robotics

Your Stupid Bartending Robot Will Never Be as Cool as I Am

Technology is everywhere in bars: We use point-of-sale software and computer monitors to start and close tabs; electronic printers spit out drink orders rung in from…

How to Protect Your Job from a Robot

Planning a new career move? How’s that resume looking? To make it competitive in today’s job market, you might want to think about adding a…

If Medical Chatbots Get Smart Enough, Can I Finally Stop Going to See My Doctor?

Like pretty much all men, I hate going to the doctor. The only time in recent memory that I’ve made an exception to my medical…

I Ate a Burger Made by Flippy, the Burger-Flipping Robot Who’s Here to Take Your Minimum-Wage Job

A fast-food restaurant seems like a fitting venue for the robot apocalypse. I’m sitting in black leather chair at CaliBurger, a mostly unremarkable burger chain,…