The Rise and Fall of Microsoft’s Robo Bigot – Barron’s
It has been a rough few weeks for robots. In mid-February, Google threw its self-driving car under the bus, and not just metaphorically. Google blamed one of its cars for hitting a public bus, the first time the company accepted responsibility for a self-driving crash. Then, after revealing its latest biped robot, Google decided to sell its Boston Dynamics robotics unit.
To cap it off, Microsoft last week…