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I, for one, welcome our new robot overlords

Watch a robot make a mediocre cup of coffee

Japan Robot Week is a real thing, and this year's event includes a coffee-making robot.

The Nextage robot, one of the "service robots" on display, will make a cup of coffee for you, though it probably won't be a great one.

The video below shows the Nextage making a cup of Nespresso. That's right, a robot can place a prepackaged, single-serve coffee pod into a machine for you. --Meghan DeMaria