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Interesting things in robotics this week

Interesting things in robotics this week
By Andra Keay • Issue #15 • View online
Are you interested in joining the SVR Robotics Accelerator? We don’t fund you but we help you find investors and solve many other startup problems along the way thanks to our world class mentors. 
According to recent research, our biggest fear for the future might not be evil AI, but humans being evil to AI instead. Sobering.

Events
Lot’s of new jobs on https://svrobo.org/robojobs!
There are some from Optimus Ride listed below but lots more from TRI, Caterpillar, and smaller robotics startups. PLUS it’s our next Online Robotics Job Fair tomorrow night at 7pm PDT. https://onlineroboticsjobfair.eventbrite.com
We are also cohosting a Global Robotics Cluster Webinar with MassRobotics on June 24 with the topic of exoskeletons, powered clothing and reimagining human-robot interaction. https://www.eventbrite.com/o/global-robot-cluster-mass-robotics-svr-32414168929
News
Dusty Robotics scoops up $16.5M Series A funding round
Raquel Urtasun’s startup Waabi just came out of stealth with a warchest of $83.5M (or $100m Canadian) for autonomous mobility software. https://techcrunch.com/2021/06/14/waabis-raquel-urtasun-explains-why-the-time-was-right-to-launch-an-av-technology-startup/
And Scythe Robotics launched today with a good example of how to mobilize your fans :)
….“Our asks today:
  1. Follow us on Social Media (links below) if you haven’t already
  2. Reshare any or all of our Scythe content (linked below)
  3. Make your own posts pointing to the Scythe Forbes article: http://bit.ly/scythe-forbes
Scythe Social Media Channels:
Twitter | LinkedIn | Facebook | Instagram | YouTube  
Scythe Launch Posts:
More Articles about Scythe:
This is such an exciting time, and we’re thrilled to have you be a part of it! Thanks for all of your support as we change how we take care of our planet forever. Jack Morrison, Founder & CEO” 
How Graze Mowing’s self-driving mower is disrupting the $100 billion commercial landscaping industry
IEEE ICRA 2021 Awards (with videos and papers)
Opportunities
Director of Policy
Senior Software Engineer – Robotics and Control
Senior Software Engineer – Sensor Systems
Senior Back End Software Engineer
Senior Software Engineer – Motion Planning
Principal Software Engineer – Machine Learning
Sr. Account Executive
Senior Counsel, Commercial
Senior Counsel, Product
User Interface Designer
Bonus material!
World Economic Forum “10 steps to educate your company on AI fairness” https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2021/06/10-steps-to-educate-your-company-on-ai-fairness/
Invention to Impact (with funding opportunities) from the National Science Foundation https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QDbVl_AnR4U
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