This Radio-Controlled Table Replaces Restaurant Waitstaff
Published: Dec 13, 2008
Updated: Jul 11 2011
• References: gizmodo
Who needs a head and arms and face and jabbering from a robot? If you just want a mechanical slave, then utility is foremost. This designer serves his guests with a remote-controlled table. This simple robot server makes so much sense to those of us who just hate to interact with anything that has something to say, or might give us the stink-eye if the tip isn't big enough.
Implications - In a technology-dependent society, machines are growing increasingly capable and adopting human skills. These multi-capable machines are appealing to companies who can save money by employing them instead of human hands or drastically reduce the number of employees necessary to complete a given task.