I Tried to Hack the Robot Chef at Lego's New Restaurant
At Lego House in Billund, Denmark, you build your own meal out of Lego blocks and feed it to a robot chef. It’s equal parts family entertainment and sci-fi.
Lars Hinnerskov Eriksen
Scientists are Teaching Robots to Write Surprisingly Good Yelp Reviews
The AI-generated sentences “[provided] the same level of user-perceived ‘usefulness’” as those written by real people.
Robots Cooked and Served My Dinner
In the Chinese city of Kunshan, a small army of robot cooks and waiters serve dumplings and fried rice to curious customers at Tian Waike Restaurant, and their owner eventually wants his robots to replace humans the world over.
$2.9 Million Pizza-Making Robot Is Still Struggling to Make a Pizza
Will a pizza taste as good if made by a soulless android? Time to find out!
A Robot Barista in SF Charges Customer for Its Healthcare
Isn't the appeal of automation not having to pay for your employee's medical expenses?
This is What Happens When You Let Robots Name Your Beer
Pretty sure I've seen Barrel-Aged Chocolate Milksmoke and Devil's Chard on a menu somewhere.
Food Delivery Robots Could Soon Be Dropping Off Your Pizza
Your late-night pizza binges and lazy Saturday morning bagel orders are about to get a futuristic upgrade.
Automated, Tablet-Heavy Restaurant Sued For Being Inaccessible to the Blind
Not everybody is thrilled about our robotic future.
Robots Are Flipping Your Burgers, But They’re Not Taking Everyone's Jobs
And our economy probably isn’t going to crash because of driverless cars and barista-less coffeeshops. Probably.
Wendy's Is About to Make Ordering Burgers Easier for People Who Hate People
Wendy’s expects to have the kiosks in more than 1,000 stores by the end of the year, giving customers the option of skipping human interaction when ordering burgers and fries.
Inside Cafe X, Home of the World's First Robot Barista
The concept is the brainchild of Henry Hu, a 23-year-old college dropout from Hong Kong, whose love of coffee is intertwined with his entrepreneurial spirit.
A Jeopardy-Winning Supercomputer Thinks This Is What Rum Should Taste Like
After analyzing 15 million social-media posts, IBM's Watson helped create a recipe for rum that is supposed to taste like a vacation.
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