CNET News - Meet the robots making Amazon even faster

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  1. Returntosender

    Returntosender Well-Known Member

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  2. Indecisi0n

    Indecisi0n Well-Known Member

    Amazon doesn't do it to make them faster. They do it because they don't have to pay a robot or offer him benefits.
  3. PT Car Washer

    PT Car Washer Well-Known Member

    Sounds a lot like working as a PT package handler. I wonder if the Teamsters will make robots pay initiation and monthly dues?
  4. brownmonster

    brownmonster Man of Great Wisdom

    I wonder if the robots put the bar codes over the seam so we can't scan them?
  5. silenze

    silenze Lunch is the best part of the day

    They look like roomba vacuum cleaner
  6. oldngray

    oldngray nowhere special

    Is Amazon Farscape now?
  7. browner89

    browner89 Active Member

    Just what we need, a way for amazon to slam us even harder!
  8. Notcool

    Notcool Member

    Those robots make many mistakes. Order only twice from Amazon both times there was a problem. Didn't get my order they had to resend. The other time I received my order a day later I received stuff I never bought. They sent me someone else's order. I don't trust amazon only after two purchases from them. Lol
  9. browner89

    browner89 Active Member

    You must have some of the absolute worst luck, I used to order off Amazon on a very regular basis and never once had an order late, damaged, or incorrect. And I'm sure the vast majority of their consumers can say the same.

    I also doubt it was the automations fault as humans still do the final picking and packing.

    Bad luck is all.