[ExI] Retail with no clerks

Keith Henson hkeithhenson at gmail.com
Tue Apr 26 17:50:07 UTC 2011

I have been thinking about how stores will operate as the population
collapses (transcending, uploading).

Within a few years I expect we will be seeing stores that operate on
off hours with nobody attending them, just computers.

Along that line this story was interesting.

| Computer Opens Unmanned Store For Holiday

[0]tomhudson writes "The Walkato Times in New Zealand is reporting that
[1]someone forgot to tell the computer not to unlock the supermarket on
the Friday holiday. 'About half of the 24 people who came into the
supermarket paid for their groceries using the self-scan service.

   1. http://www.stuff.co.nz/waikato-times/news/4924352/Pak-n-Save-owner-sees-a-good-side


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