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Japan hotel lays off half of its 250 robots | Money Talks

In 2015, a hotel in Japan became the first in the world to be almost entirely staffed by robots. Since then, its replaced half of its 250 robots with humans after complaints from customers. Its experiment also failed to reduce costs or the workload of employees. But as Natasha Hussain reports, the hotel chain isn't writing off automation just yet.

Japan Technology: Japanese hotel uses holograms as receptionists

Japan Technology: Japanese hotel uses holograms as receptionists

A.I. AT WORK: Threat to workers?

A.I. AT WORK: Threat to workers?

Japan Robots: Roboticists predict rise of the machines

Japan Robots: Roboticists predict rise of the machines

AI replacing traditional recruitment process | Money Talks

AI replacing traditional recruitment process | Money Talks

EU AFTER BREXIT: Is it really at risk?

EU AFTER BREXIT: Is it really at risk?

SEPSIS: How to stop a global killer?

SEPSIS: How to stop a global killer?

ADDICTED TO DEBT: Are we inviting another global crash?

ADDICTED TO DEBT: Are we inviting another global crash?

ROBOTS: Time to think about laws?

ROBOTS: Time to think about laws?

LAB GROWN FOOD: A lifeline for humanity?

LAB GROWN FOOD: A lifeline for humanity?

VEGANUARY: What if the world went Vegan?

VEGANUARY: What if the world went Vegan?

COMEDY & COMMENTARY: Comedians trusted source of news?

COMEDY & COMMENTARY: Comedians trusted source of news?

Pay Ratios: Solution to Income Inequality?

Pay Ratios: Solution to Income Inequality?

100 YEARS SINCE PROHIBITION: Does banning anything ever work?

100 YEARS SINCE PROHIBITION: Does banning anything ever work?

ENCRYPTION BATTLE: Do we need total privacy?

ENCRYPTION BATTLE: Do we need total privacy?

CHINA: Rise of cyber superpower?

CHINA: Rise of cyber superpower?

EU Green Deal: Leading the way?

EU Green Deal: Leading the way?

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