He needs you to bring him around from robot-mode.
Even if we all had a robot that went with us everywhere and answered every question anyone put to us, there would still be ignorance in the world.
But even if I had a robot that knew everything, I couldn't really say, "Tell me every custom they have here" and be fully informed.
I would need the robot to be able to proactively offer suggestions.
Returning to our twenty-five-year-veteran salesperson, let's say he has been replaced by a robot powered by a version of Amazon's suggestion engine.
Every sale from the point the robot was turned on to when the sun finally burns out will be perfectly remembered.
In some twentieth-century science fiction visions of the future, humans created friendly robot sidekicks with data storage capacity and computational speed the human brain lacked.
"Robot" is a term almost one hundred years old, created in fiction before becoming a reality.
No human can solder a billion transistors on a computer processor, so your computer needed a robot in order to be built.
Instead, it is a large, open-air farm with a robot assigned to make each turnip be all that it can be.