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"Apparently, the robotic employees weren't always agreeable. "When they didn't understand customers' commands, they would curtly tell them "That's not my problem." Interference from police radios sometimes caused them to drop food or spin around in circles. And if someone stepped in their path as the robots headed for their destination, the Tanbos would stop in their tracks, but wouldn't continue once the obstacle was removed."
In 1983 Pasadena, you could have Chinese food delivered to your table by robot. Yes, it seemed the future of robot servants had finally arrived —
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Larry Niven probably went there.
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