Home Depot’s Self-Checkout Paradox

The absurdity of self-checkout, summarized by a Home Depot employee as expertly as it was accidentally:

    I work at Home Depot, as a cashier. I can back up all of parent’s statements; people lose about fifty IQ points when faced with the self checkout. That’s why ours have a cashier supervising them.

You can fill in your own punchline, I’m speechless.

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