The Difficulty With Automated Checkouts

Dr Stuart Woolley
6 min readFeb 21, 2022

Who on earth programmed these monstrosities? Why? Dismantle them!

Photo by Victoria Borodinova from Pexels

My local supermarket recently installed a few of these automated supermarket based mobile Terminators, designed to eradicate the standard shopper who likes to interact with people and have a pleasant experience no doubt, and it’s a Very Bad Thing.

Dr Stuart Woolley

Worries about the future. Way too involved with software. Likes coffee, maths, and . Would prefer to be in academia. SpaceX, Twitter, and Overwatch fan.