Robotics Q&A with Ken Goldberg in TechCrunch

28 Dec, 2023

Robotics Q&A with Ken Goldberg in TechCrunch

Ken Goldberg is a professor and the William S. Floyd Jr. Distinguished Chair in Engineering at UC Berkeley, a co-founder and chief scientist at robotics parcel sorting startup Ambidextrous and a fellow at IEEE. Ken talks to Brian Heater in this interview. From the interview!

Will home robots (beyond vacuums) take off in the next decade?

I predict that within the next decade we will have affordable home robots that can declutter — pick up things like clothes, toys and trash from the floor and place them into appropriate bins. Like today’s vacuum cleaners, these robots will occasionally make mistakes, but the benefits for parents and senior citizens will outweigh the risks.

Read the full interview here!