30 Sep '16, 3pm

Our robot overlords are now making pizzas

Making cars, it turns out, was only the first step in to the robot takeover. Now they're coming for our pizzas. Zume Pizza, a Mountain View, California, start-up, uses robots to squirt out sauce, spread said sauce and then place the pie into the ovens. Humans are applying cheese and prepping and topping the pizzas — for now, anyway. Julia Collins, the co-founder and CEO of Zume is already looking for a robot that can press and spread the dough and another robot that can add the cheese and toppings. So if you know any out-of-work robots with restaurant experience... Humans aren't completely out of the business just yet. Someone has to deliver the pizzas, after all, and for now that's still a human's job. But Zume is even shaking up the delivery process, too. Instead of pizzas being fully baked and placed in a cardboard box which is then stored in an insulated (but never see...

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