Flippy the burger-flipping robot is already on unpaid leave


Flippy the burger-flipping robot is already on break just one day after it started working at CaliBurger.

Flippy, a robot produced by Miso Robotics, made its debut at a CaliBurger restaurant this week, where it was brought in to flip burgers and replace humans. After one day, it looks like CaliBurger has put the robot on unpaid leave while it figures out how best to work side-by-side with the job-stealing automaton, USA Today reported Friday.

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When news got out that a CaliBurger location in Pasadena, California was utilizing Flippy for its burger-flipping process, people were naturally curious to see if it was up to the task. Unfortunately, that increased demand proved to be difficult to keep up with. Not for Flippy — for the humans working next to it. Read more…

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