Tag: automation

Burger Flipping Robot Replaces Workers At Fast Food Restaurant

A Californian fast food restaurant has introduced a robot that flips and cooks burgers, replacing human workers at the grill. https://vimeo.com/206666438 The Telegraph reports that the robot, named Flippy, was developed by Miso Robotics and began its first day on the

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White House Predicts Massive Job Losses to Robots

There is no doubt left that the robots are coming. Along with the rise of a manufactured source of labor comes the question of benefit. While in the long term robots may take over the most mundane and dangerous occupations, the latest “Economic Report of the President” suggests a much more aggressive trend.

Restaurant CEO Predicts Robots Will Replace Overpriced Labor

The melancholy truth that America’s leftists, and the young people they exploit for political support, stubbornly refuse to learn is that the true minimum wage is zero. When the cost of labor is increased beyond its true value by government fiat, employers learn to make do with fewer workers.

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Unions Talk Port Strike Win–but Lose Jobs to Automation

As West Coast union dockworkers celebrate a tentative agreement for a five-year contract featuring even higher wages and benefits than the current $1,200-per-day, shipping companies intend to introduce new mega-container-ships and port handling equipment that will help automate away many union jobs.