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June 15, 2020  |  permalink

CoMotion LIVE: Life After Lockdown — Learning From Asia’s All-Delivery Future

On June 10th, I hosted “Life After Lockdown: Asia’s All-Delivery Future,” another episode of CoMotion LIVE. Video is above; the description is below:

As America & Europe emerge from lockdown in fits and starts, important lessons can be learned from Asia, where a new normal has already settled over megacities like Tokyo and Taipei that have effectively beaten the novel coronavirus. Key to these developments has been an increased reliance on delivery – of food, medicine, and everyday essentials. And in truly futuristic fashion, delivery robots are playing an increasingly critical role in making these deliveries, allowing for contact-free conveyance.

Thanks to our audience for joining us Wednesday, June 10th for CoMotion LIVE: Life After Lockdown: Learning from Asia’s All-Delivery Future. Our special guests were Kevin Xu, Co-Founder & CSO of self-driving commercial vehicle pioneer Neolix, based out of Beijing, William Bao Bean, General Partner at SOSV, and Managing Director of Chinaccelerator and MOX, Keenon Robotics’ VP of Market Justin Wu, and Anthony Townsend, author of Ghost Road.

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Greg Lindsay is a journalist, urbanist, futurist, and speaker. He is the director of applied research at NewCities and director of strategy at its mobility offshoot CoMotion.  He is also a partner at FutureMap, a geo-strategic advisory firm based in Singapore, a non-resident senior fellow of The Atlantic Council’s Foresight, Strategy, and Risks Initiative, and co-author of Aerotropolis: The Way We’ll Live Next.

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