San Francisco politician Jane Kim is exploring a tax on robots – Business Insider

The tech industry collectively face-palmed when Trump’s treasury secretary said that the threat of robots taking human jobs was “not even on our radar screen.”

There is a growing evidence that robots and artificial intelligence could displace huge swaths of the American workforce in the next couple of decades.

Marble Delivery Robots Working in San Francisco – Robotics Trends

Marble delivery robots are being tested by Yelp Eat24 in San Francisco’s Mission and Potrero Hill areas. This is the first partnership for Marble, a San Francisco-based startup, which also announced a $4 million in seed funding led by Eclipse and including Maven Ventures, Amplify Partners and Lemnos Labs.

Uber blames humans for self-driving car traffic offenses as California orders halt | Technology | The Guardian

California regulators ordered Uber to remove its self-driving vehicles from the road on the same day that the company’s vehicles were caught running red lights – violations the company immediately blamed on “human error”.

San Francisco, your Self-Driving Uber is arriving now

In September, we introduced the world’s first Self-Driving Ubers to the Steel City. Three months later, we’re bringing Volvo XC90s to San Francisco. We’re incredibly excited to work with Volvo to pair our state-of-the-art self-driving technology with Volvo’s outstanding vehicle development and core safety capabilities.

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