Hi, Robot: Angela Merkel Summiting With Machines

Angela Merkel has served as Germany’s Chancellor for more than ten years now, and in her official capacity happens to have met and interacted with quite a number of robots over the past decade. Gathered below is a collection of photos of Merkel greeting, meeting, and shaking hands with robots in factories, industrial fairs, museums, technical institutes, and more. Surely there must be a word in German to describe this situation.

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