Robots … More than one dozen stunning literary, cinematographic works and even video games today are devoted to the possible problems associated with the development of technology. The views of supporters and opponents of the robots are diametrically opposed, and where some see the need to move away from the whole of humanity to work, others see a bleak dystopia with crowds of unemployed due to the introduction of robots in production. However, if all that bad in practice?
The owner of a Chinese restaurant staff replaced by robots Song Yugang
More recently, a restaurant owner Song Yugang in Kushan, China, got a few robots. According to the administrator, the robots do not have to be paid, they do not require leave and do not get sick. Just 2 hours of charging time and the robot can work 1 \ 3 full working days. The cost of each robot was 6.5 thousand dollars, which is comparable to the annual salary of an employee of the restaurant in China.
German journalists in turn, Inspired by the extraordinary initiative administrator spent a little detective work and found out that due to the acquisition of machines no “thrown out on the street” was not. Acquired robots Song Yugang solely for marketing purposes – to attract new customers. The main part of all employees of the restaurant are also people who just now in their slender ranks of the working state still fit and mechanical comrades.
Song himself states that pushed him to purchase his own robots little daughter, who offered to buy her father home robot for cleaning. Their investments businessman considers justified, he said visitors with an interest related to robots, especially the children.
I should add that because of the rising cost of wages, China pays more attention to the automation of labor. Today Celestial overtook Japan in consumption robotehnology and equipment.