CAREERS AND ED Robotics, a field that largely exists in the realm of research and development, is poised to grow leaps and bounds right here in the Bay Area now that Google has decided to dump mountains of cash into it.
So far, the search giant with the "don't be evil" slogan has acquired eight robotics firms, and is pursuing a robotics initiative that nobody seems willing to describe in detail when speaking on record to the press.Read more »
CAREERS AND ED For most of the working world, cardboard represents little more than a recyclable material, something to hold your pizza. But to Jutiki Gunter, cardboard is a construction material with near-limitless potential.Read more »
CAREERS AND ED "When it comes to robots, there's usually a kneejerk reaction about job loss. But the robotics field is also creating jobs. We haven't had stagecoach drivers for a hundred years, but still the world has moved forward." That's Tim Smith, a robotics public relations expert — talk about robots creating new jobs — speaking to me over the phone from his Element PR home office in Bernal Heights, where he's busy representing some of the most innovative robotics projects coming out of the Bay Area.Read more »