by Jon Fingas, Engadget
You won’t always have to deal with humans when ordering food
Starship’s autonomous delivery robots have found work outside of the US, but they’re now ready to come Stateside. DoorDash and Postmates have forged partnerships that will have them respectively test Starship robots in Redwood City, California and Washington, DC. As elsewhere, they’ll carry food orders and packages with only the most basic of human oversight — someone will watch over them in case they run into trouble, but they can largely roll along city sidewalks on their own.