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General Chat => Off Topic => : auxlen 29 January, 2018, 12:42:15 PM

: We draw closer to MegaCity 1
: auxlen 29 January, 2018, 12:42:15 PM
It's coming...

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-42810898 (http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-42810898)
: Re: We draw closer to MegaCity 1
: JayzusB.Christ 30 January, 2018, 10:14:46 PM
Can those automated checkouts in supermarkets be classed as robots?  If so I've lost all sympathy for Call-Me-Kenneth's army.  Would that they all had but one neck.
: Re: We draw closer to MegaCity 1
: sheridan 30 January, 2018, 11:57:28 PM
Can those automated checkouts in supermarkets be classed as robots?  If so I've lost all sympathy for Call-Me-Kenneth's army.  Would that they all had but one neck.

Yeah - I just came back from the supermarket and the robot gave me 90p in four twenties and five two pence coins.  What kind of service is that?  It should obviously have given me a fifty and two twenties.
: Re: We draw closer to MegaCity 1
: JayzusB.Christ 02 February, 2018, 06:13:50 PM
Can those automated checkouts in supermarkets be classed as robots?  If so I've lost all sympathy for Call-Me-Kenneth's army.  Would that they all had but one neck.

Yeah - I just came back from the supermarket and the robot gave me 90p in four twenties and five two pence coins.  What kind of service is that?  It should obviously have given me a fifty and two twenties.

I just prefer it when a person does it.  Soon that will be a thing of the past.
: Re: We draw closer to MegaCity 1
: Big_Dave 02 February, 2018, 07:02:16 PM
I just prefer it when a person does it.  Soon that will be a thing of the past

so will the checkoutrobots https://www.forbes.com/sites/justcapital/2018/02/01/amazon-go-and-the-2-3-million-cashiers-it-could-leave-behind/#1bd20a2b7bcc
: Re: We draw closer to MegaCity 1
: JayzusB.Christ 02 February, 2018, 07:21:49 PM
I do believe that looks the better option.
: Re: We draw closer to MegaCity 1
: sheridan 02 February, 2018, 09:59:49 PM
Can those automated checkouts in supermarkets be classed as robots?  If so I've lost all sympathy for Call-Me-Kenneth's army.  Would that they all had but one neck.

Yeah - I just came back from the supermarket and the robot gave me 90p in four twenties and five two pence coins.  What kind of service is that?  It should obviously have given me a fifty and two twenties.

I just prefer it when a person does it.  Soon that will be a thing of the past.

There were a few people 'working' in the supermarket in question.  I think I was lucky in dealing with the robot to be honest...