This viral robot waitress has the internet terrified

Robot and woman
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The internet was perplexed by a recent viral video which showed a disturbingly robotic waitress serving customers at a hot pot restaurant. Her glazed over expression paired with her stiff movements made it hard to tell if she was woman or droid, with some people fully convinced she was not of flesh and blood. 

While viewers were understandably confused, the video turned out to be an impressive impersonation, so as of right now we won't be getting realistic humanoid robo-servers just yet. (In other departments, AI is developing rapidly and our collection of AI productivity tools could even help streamline your workflow). 

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Natalie Fear
Staff Writer

Natalie is Creative Bloq's staff writer. With an eye for trending topics and a passion for internet culture, she brings you the latest in art and design news. A recent English Literature graduate, Natalie enjoys covering the lighter side of the news and brings a fresh and fun take to her articles. Outside of work (if she’s not glued to her phone), she loves all things music and enjoys singing sweet folky tunes.