Global Futurist: Japanese company to open all-robotic indoor growing facility in 2017

“The Japanese lettuce production company Spread believes the farmers of the future will be robots — so much so that Spread is creating the world’s first farm manned entirely by robots. Instead of relying on human farmers, the indoor Vegetable Factory will employ robots that can harvest 30,000 heads of lettuce every day.”

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“Because quite soon — before we’ve reached the end of this century, even — I think that what people call robots will have taken over.” Robots will rule the world? “Well, yes. They’ll be in charge.” In charge of us? “Yes, if we’re still here. Whether they’ll have taken over peacefully or otherwise, I have no idea.”