A receptionist robot, left, greets a hotel employee, demonstrating how to check in for the media at the new hotel, aptly called Henn na Hotel or Weird Hotel, in Sasebo, southwestern Japan, July 15. The hotel is “manned” almost totally by robots to save labor costs.
A receptionist robot, left, greets a hotel employee, demonstrating how to check in for the media at the new hotel, aptly called Henn na Hotel or Weird Hotel, in Sasebo, southwestern Japan, July 15. The hotel is “manned” almost totally by robots to save labor costs. Shizuo Kambayashi AP
A receptionist robot, left, greets a hotel employee, demonstrating how to check in for the media at the new hotel, aptly called Henn na Hotel or Weird Hotel, in Sasebo, southwestern Japan, July 15. The hotel is “manned” almost totally by robots to save labor costs. Shizuo Kambayashi AP

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