Listen: Robots are banned from making deliveries in San Francisco

Worried about the robot revolution? So is San Francisco, apparently. The city imposed heavy regulations earlier this month that are likely to discourage companies from building delivery robots.

San Francisco officials voted to require startups to follow strict guidelines, purportedly so the machines won’t crowd people on the sidewalk. Companies can only use the square delivery machines for research, not actual deliveries, and they must get permits to use their robots in certain approved areas.

Doc and Kal talked about these anti-robot regulations and what they mean for startups who are trying to innovate.

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