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Amazon.com, the American electronic commerce and cloud computing company and the fourth most valuable public company in the United States in Q3 of 2016 has opened a brick and mortar grocery store in Seattle that has no checkers, and no baggers. Shoppers are able to swipe the app as they enter the store, while items are added to their virtual ‘cart’ as they pick them off the shelves and a receipt is emailed to them once they leave the store.
Currently, the new “Amazon Go” store is open only to employees of the online retail giant but plans are to start letting the public in next year. The latest figures from the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics show that as of May, 2015 there were 856,850 grocery store cashiers whose jobs may be threatened by this artificial intelligence.
According to a study last year by Ball State University’s Center for Business and Economic Research, the use of robots and other “manufacturing efficiencies” were responsible for 88 percent of the 7 million factory jobs the US has lost since peak employment in 1979.
Don’t forget about the self-driving car and all the implications of that!
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