This story, found in the pages of the New York Times, when you think about it, is a thing of pure genius.
Scientists in Thailand are set to unveil a robot that will be able to tell whether Thai food is actually genuine Thai food.
Proper proportions, the right taste — you get the idea.
The possibilities, honestly, are endless…testing Mexican food, Chinese, Indian.
Of course, it’s entirely possible we Americans have just come to prefer “fake” ethnic food.
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