Softbank’s Pepper robot just got a job taking orders at Pizza Hut

It’s graduation season here in the US, and the job market is busier than ever. For Softbank’s emotion-reading Pepper robot, however, landing a gig seems to have been easy as pie. MasterCard today announced that Pepper will soon be implemented in Pizza Hut restaurants in Singapore to take orders and process payments. They do so by “greeting” Pepper and pairing a MasterPass account to Pepper’s attached tablet. Then, Pepper will take your order and allow you to customize it however you like without any side-eyeing or risk of getting spit in your food. You can verbally say your order instead…

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