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Don't let robots replace people

Feb 02, 2017 - The San Francisco Chronicle

Regarding "Robot serves at S.F. cafe" Feb. 1: Count me as someone who finds the new "robot barista" preparing espresso coffee drinks at Cafe X in the Metreon very unappealing. In a city where people have their eyes on their smartphones more than on each other, and where driverless cars are making their way onto the streets, we ought to maintain the scant opportunities that still exist for human interaction. Hearing a "Good morning!" and "How can I help you?" from a real person at an early hour w...