Silicon Valley can’t stop innovating around pizza

Entrepreneurs in Silicon Valley can’t sleep. You see, they have a problem on their hands, and it’s circular and saucy and requires an inordinate amount of human labor to produce. That means inefficiency, which is the enemy of overwrought Medium posts everywhere. It is known by everyday consumers as the pizza, and some tech industry hopefuls think they should be made by robots instead.

One such startup, called Zume and based in Mountain View, CA, has built up a robot pizza-making operation that is quite sophisticated. The process, detailed in a Bloomberg report today, isn’t fully automated, but it is close. A human preps the dough, and uses a massive machine to flatten it out. On a conveyor belt, a robot spits out sauce, while another…

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