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Burger-Flipping Robot Taking Over
In 50 Fast Food Restaurants

CBS Sacramento, by Staff

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Posted By:xcenturion, 9/13/2017 3:17:37 PM

As fast food employees across the U.S. continue to protest for higher wages, a California chain restaurant has decided to hire a new staff member that works for free. The competition for the company’s low-wage workers: a burger-flipping robot named “Flippy.” CaliBurger has announced they will be installing the high-tech replacement in 50 of their locations around the world. “Flippy,” the robotic kitchen assistant, was created by a California startup company called Miso Robotics and is expected to roll out in 2018.

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This is what progressivism will get you. A place in the unemployment line, and less summer jobs for students. Well done California!

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Reply 1 - Posted by: nimby, 9/13/2017 3:25:40 PM     (No. 11382377)

And it doesn´t even ask for a $15 minimum wage!!

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Jethro bo, 9/13/2017 3:26:49 PM     (No. 11382378)

I can´t wait till the minimum wage is so high that the various DMVs around the nation start using robots intead of morons to staff their offices. Doesn´t the goobernment realize that sooner rather than later, they will make cush goobernment jobs unaffordable?

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Reply 3 - Posted by: dman, 9/13/2017 3:28:48 PM     (No. 11382381)

Beats bringing in more H-2B workers or hiring illegals.

If legal Americans are no-longer cost-effective, then we need to think seriously about apprenticeships and training young workers for jobs not suited to automation. Find a way to make good use of our legal youth and turning them into productive workers. Win, win.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: jond, 9/13/2017 3:34:45 PM     (No. 11382384)

$3,000,000/pop doesn´t exactly sound like "working for free".

Even replacing 3 $36,000/year employees, how long will it take to break even?

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Nodak, 9/13/2017 3:41:33 PM     (No. 11382393)

I can´t speak for other states, but in ND I have been able to renew vehicle registration online for several years. Takes only a couple of minutes and the new tags arrive in the mail a few days later. Now I understand that routine renewals of drivers licenses will mostly be done online. Have not stood in line at the DMV in several years.

Food preparation, at least for fast food, is an ideal candidate for robots. Think of pizza. Each ingredient precisely measured and placed with exact precision. And do risk of some nasty person spitting in your food. Staffing a fast food place could come down to technical managers to make sure the machines are running properly.


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Reply 6 - Posted by: rinohunter, 9/13/2017 3:52:59 PM     (No. 11382399)

Hah hah! You jackasses keep wanting these ignorant, mastermind hacks in higher office
that are clueless to economics (see Shuma, Piggilossi, Fauxkahantas etc.) now this is the result....low paying jobs that usually was the gateway to bigger and better things...buh-bye!

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Reply 7 - Posted by: GOPinTN, 9/13/2017 3:56:31 PM     (No. 11382404)

The 3.1 million was financing for the development of the machine, they have declined to give the sales price per machine.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Safari Man, 9/13/2017 3:58:57 PM     (No. 11382406)

Good I won´t be catching hepatitis from a robot.


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Reply 9 - Posted by: rolfnader, 9/13/2017 4:28:32 PM     (No. 11382435)

Actually ,#2- they´re not worried. Gubmint can just print more money whenever they need it.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: citizen, 9/13/2017 4:31:09 PM     (No. 11382441)

And robots don´t have "that attitude" that owners have to deal with.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Bur Oak, 9/13/2017 4:45:43 PM     (No. 11382456)

Well this development certainly was unexpected. s/

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Reply 12 - Posted by: swarfer, 9/13/2017 4:49:12 PM     (No. 11382457)

Only recently has low cost robotics incorporating human like dexterity and visual recognition with AI been possible. Tens of millions of lower wage jobs are going to disappear faster than anyone realizes. It’s only a matter of time before a small business can order plug and play robotic workers in a box configurable to specific functions and industries. They are going to be expensive, but that $15/hr employee may be actually costing $30/hr after factoring in low productivity, turnover, worker disruption, tardiness, no shows, theft, law suits, holiday pay, work rules, social security and health insurance. If robotic automation takes the place of two workers on two shifts every day, that’s a $350,000/yr

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Reply 13 - Posted by: swarfer, 9/13/2017 5:00:52 PM     (No. 11382467)

Think about how many agricultural workers were displaced just by the first wave of automation with tractors and harvesters. This same sort of revolution is coming in the low wage labor intensive industries particularly fast food service, food processing plants and migrant farm work. The unskilled or semi-skilled illegal immigrant work force will be decimated.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: watashiyo, 9/13/2017 5:11:27 PM     (No. 11382476)

Don´t have to worry about disgruntled jerks spitting on my hamburger.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: coldoc, 9/13/2017 5:16:29 PM     (No. 11382485)

I agree with #14. These machines wont have dandruff, skanky tattoos and oozing pimples working on my food.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: dvc, 9/13/2017 6:00:34 PM     (No. 11382510)

An absolutely guaranteed result of the push for $15/hour minimum wage. Perfectly predictable and predicted by anyone with an actual grasp of basic economics. Of course, no leftist or most of the folks earning less than $15/hour who were pushing for this is bright enough to grasp it in advance.

Deer in the headlight looks, all around the central planning fools.

Morons.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: Blue-Z-Anna, 9/13/2017 8:50:06 PM     (No. 11382619)

When robotics invaded the operating room I gave up my practice as a brain surgeon and undertook a much more secure career as a repair plumber.

Automate THAT....let me see you !

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Reply 18 - Posted by: dvc, 9/13/2017 10:19:07 PM     (No. 11382679)

Seems overly complex to this engineer. I could design a machine to do it, not nearly as complex and expensive as a robot. Super simple process, shouldn´t be hard to make a machine to do it automatically, not mimicking human motions, just doing what is needed.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 9/14/2017 2:14:50 AM     (No. 11382809)

The upside is at least you won´t have hair in your food anymore or some attitude.

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