Burger-Flipping Robot Could Replace Fast Food Workers

American VoicesOpinion ISSUE 50•32 Aug 13, 2014

A Silicon Valley company has engineered a machine capable of making 360 burgers per hour by quickly slicing and layering ingredients, leading experts to believe the machines could replace fast food employees and put them out of work. What do you think?

  • “Great, this means more teens will be crowding the legal and medical fields.”

    Oliver Lumsden –
    Sock Pairer

  • “I think there’s always going to be a segment of the fast food market that wants their burger cooked by a good old-fashioned, miserable human being.”

    Ken Hedges –
    Cabinetmaker

  • “The first time someone gets a robotic claw in their food, there’ll be outcry.”

    Sallie Shikorra –
    Mess Hall Decorator

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