I've now got a 0.01g precision scale, trying to get 2g of xanthan on a standard 1g kitchen scale wasn't very good.
Back then I was using my Alpha as my main machine, now I'm using a PC, but now I can walk down any high street and buy a more powerful ARM machine that will fit in my pocket.
There were some nice bits of robotics and automation (e.g. the Nestle automated warehouse and wafer production lines, and Thornton's chocolate picker that boxed stuff up), but then you get silly bits, like the hand loading of filling (ganache?) for truffles, and pushing stuff down in those roboticaly filled boxes and apparently pointless handfinishing of some of the Thornton's truffles. Thornton's did have a wonderful machine for easter-egg making.
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