Friday, 19 February 2021 09:21

This Week in Tech with Jeanne Destro-2-19-21: Friendly Robots & Zoom Cats

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This week, how Akron-based Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company is investing in autonomous delivery vehicles, like the one pictured below, from Starship Technologies.

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Starship Technologies delivery robot, now funded (in part) by Goodyear

Our featured guest is Abhijit Ganguly, who heads a new Goodyear venture fund, with details about their investment in robots that deliver food right to your door, that you order through a mobile app. 

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Abhijit Ganguly, Managing Director, Goodyear Ventures

We'll also hear about how Ford is also testing some new autonomous delivery vehicles in Florida, and get some pro tips on how to stay calm, collected, and professional--even if you show up on your next job-related Zoom call as a cat!


 

 

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