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Sophie the robot whips up oodles of Singapore noodles

By Roslan RAHMAN

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"The robot will let chefs cut down on repetitive tasks and focus on understanding customers' needs."

"Sophie will cut the staffing of the laksa station from two chefs to one, whose main role will be to replenish the ingredients and keep the station clean."

Hahaha! You can see the problem right there in these 2 conflicting 'goals'. Sophie allows the shop to let go of the chef, and keep on the lower paid kitchen hand, who certainly won't be spending their time 'understanding customers needs'.

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Why didn't it only say "Nani shimashoka?" and have a different name?
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Oooooh, oodles of noodles! Yum yum. Domo arigato, Mr. Roboto.

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