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According to, Walmart announced that they have decided to cancel their original plans to have robots to track and check inventory after they discovered that actual human employees were capable of performing the tasks just as well.


  1. According to the article, which function(s) were humans better at?
  2. When did Walmart start testing the robots?
  3. In your opinion, what was the bottom line take-away concept of this project?


Dent, Steve. (2020) Walmart abandons plan to have robots check store inventories., Nov. 3 (Retrievable online at Walmart abandons plan to have robots check store inventories | Engadget)