AI will help you get your … beer faster?

How many of you have ever tried to grab a drink at a crowded bar?

It can be frustrating. End of the world problem? No. But still.

Well, AI to the rescue.  Possibly.  A company will try to use AI to help bars recognize who was in line first for a drink. I’m not kidding. (Engadget). Using facial recognition, it notices a person and then assigns her a number. The next person it recognizes, it gives him the next number.

AI at a bar? Really?

Why not? I hesitated in sharing this little tidbit. Using AI and facial recognition to reduce wait time at a bar might seem trivial to some. But then I thought again. Sometimes a great change makes a bad process just a little bit better.

  • We used to have to scramble for a seat at the movies. Now we can reserve seats online.


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