The Future of Shopping

This is Amazon’s eighth generation fulfilment centre. It “utilizes robotics, Kiva technology, vision systems and almost 20 years’ worth of software and mechanical innovations to fulfill holiday orders”.

I think I spotted about three people.

By Mark Newton

Born in 1981, live in the UK. I write about strange things.

One reply on “The Future of Shopping”

Judging from what I’ve heard about working conditions in Amazon’s warehouses, that’s probably a good thing. And that’s always been the promise of automation: someday, we’ll no longer have to do tedious, repetitive work – or at least not as much.

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