Robot Only Faster, Not Better, At Recycling

This video showing a very speedy recycling robot has surfaced:


(AI and robotics gets you to fast recycling, all right)

However, there is still stuff left on that conveyor belt; who's going to sort that stuff? Humans, that's who, relying on what Harry Harrison in his 1956 short story The Velvet Glove called human object recognition.

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