The Future Of Buying Stuff Will Not Involve Humans At All, Except You

by MR Magazine Staff

In a not-too-distant future, current tools and ideas may have reached a point where fulfilling our online consumption no longer requires many—or any—humans at all. Of course, there is no guarantee this particular scenario will come to pass. Some unknown hurdle could cripple regulators’ appetite for self-driving vehicles. Low-margin shoe assembly might flee Asia if it’s cheaper to “print” footwear in local markets using 3D additive manufacturing tools. But the shipping and logistics worlds are keenly invested in the potential of these technologies. Some version of this reality is close. Read more at Bloomberg.