Multilingual 'actroid' robots will check you in at this Japanese hotel

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A hotel opening this summer in Japan will be partially staffed by humanoid robots capable of performing a number of common tasks including checking in guests, making coffee, cleaning rooms, carrying luggage and delivering laundry according to a recent report...

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This can be very annoying...
Um, look, this isn't what I do, but I've got an idea for one of your commercials. You see... a carpenter, making a beautiful chair. And then one of your robots comes in and makes a better chair twice as fast. And then you superimpose on the screen, "USR: Shittin' on the Little Guy". That would be the fade-out.


And instead of calling the front desk when you want to order room service or report an issue, guests can use a hotel-provided tablet.
Imagine putting a black light on that tablet and seeing all the gunk! :eek: