Thirsty robot gets fired from supermarket job

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A robot just learned dating rule numero uno the hard way: that coming on too strong inevitably leads to rejection.

Meet Fabio, a robot who was placed as a shopping assistant in the Scottish supermarket Margiotta. He was supposed to help customers find their items, as well as give price price information, and do other helpful things that supermarket employees do. 

However, it turned out that he wasn’t great at his job, according to reports. Not only could Fabio not adequately give customers the information they asked for, his programmed personality quirks ended up creeping people out. Read more…

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Source: Mashable AI Feed

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