Small Talk

Romeo the Robot Waiter Could Soon Be Here to Serve You

Manoush Zomorodi, host of WNYC's NotetoSelf, explains the RoboHow project, which uses the website WikiHow to teach robots -- including a humanoid named Romeo -- how to act as waiters and make foods like pizza and popcorn.

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A 'male' robot waiter delivers meals for customers at robot-themed restaurant on May 18, 2015 in Yiwu, Zhejiang province of China. (Photo by ChinaFotoPress via Getty Images)