In the past. The oldendays. You know, that bricks and mortar world in which the corporeal and the incorporeal were much less, well, combined, we would do things like create lists, and go to the shops to buy the things on those lists.
Automation is the future, at least as far as eCommerce is concerned. All elements of commerce will in the future be automated, from the order placement, through the supply chain, computers will place and deliver orders for the convenience of customers.
The subject of automation is fascinating as it raises ethical and philosophical challenges in addition to the merely technical. Imagine a future in which you may be run down by a driver-less car and you’re in the kind of space I mean…