Google Robots May Precede Amazon Drones
The Internet is buzzing with talk of Amazon drones, but Google has been building its own robot army, which could hit the skies first. Google’s latest robotics projects are being run by Andy Rubin, the man responsible for Android software, and have largely been kept behind closed doors. However, some sources suggest that Google’s developments might be far more practical and advanced than Amazon’s. Either way, as economist Tim Harford asks, though delivery-bots seem flashy, will they actually have much impact?