Japanese restaurant hires ROBOTIC bartender that serves draft beer in 40 seconds and cocktails in less than a minute after chain struggled to find human workers

Japanese restaurant chain Yoronotaki has opened a new pub in a train station A robot bartender will run the pub and mix drinks based on QR code orders It’s part of a two-month test program to see how viable robotic servers are Source: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/ By MICHAEL THOMSEN 5 February 2020 A Tokyo restaurant chain has…

This isn’t your grandmother’s sweepstakes

Unless your grandmother has a gambling jones. By Mark Brown@MarkBrownCST  Jan 31, 2020, 6:34pm CST So-called “sweepstakes” machines are all over Chicago, including this 15th Ward gas station, despite the city’s ban on video gambling. Purveyors of the machines say they are allowed under a loophole in state law allowing sweepstakes contests. Mark Brown/Sun-Times A lobbyist for the…