In this exclusive interview, Dr Andrew Goldenberg, chief technology officer at Engineering Services Inc, offers his perspective on a wide range of topics, including the idea that a more commercial attitude is needed in the robotics and automation sector to make it as big as the automotive or computer industry
When you’ve been in the robotics and automation industry for more than 35 years, you tend to form opinions that other people want to hear and learn from – even if those opinions are not entirely complimentary to the listener.
Dr Andrew Goldenberg is professor emeritus at the University of Toronto and chief technology officer of Engineering Services Incorporated, and he’s an avid reader of Robotics and Automation News.
But just because he likes some things about the website doesn’t mean he agrees with some of our more “offbeat” articles, as we call them – the possibility of alien robots from Planet X infiltrating life on Earth and so on. [Read more…] about From academia to business: Making robotics as big as the computer industry