Watch: Video Shows Futility of Robot Ketchup Machines

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You’d think that the robots of the future will make life easier, Jetsons style, bringing us cold beverages, cleaning the floor, dispensing condiments.

But those of us who have watched too much TV can also speak to the potential scary side of robotics, both fictional and real.

Then there are the robots that cause more problems than they solve.

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This video isn’t new. But like many things on the internet, it got a new life—and was seen by thousands of first-time viewers—as it made the rounds this week. And for good reason. The machines are hilariously inept.