That muffled voice on the other side of the McDonald's drive-thru could be replaced by a robot

[ad_1] Credit: CC0 Public Domain McDonald’s on Tuesday announced plans to acquire a voice technology company to help speed up ordering at the drive thru, the latest in a series of high-tech investments by the fast-food chain as it strives to improve wait times and draw customers to its restaurants. McDonald’s declined to disclose the […]

Study finds workers would rather be replaced by a robot than another person

[ad_1] Credit: CC0 Public Domain A trio of researchers with the Technical University of Munich and Erasmus University Rotterdam has found evidence that suggests workers would rather be replaced by a robot rather than another human being. In their paper published in the journal Nature Human Behavior, Armin Granulo, Christoph Fuchs and Stefano Puntoni describe […]