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Surgical robots and autonomous inspection: Shane Farritor and Josh Riedy

Shane Farritor (right) Josh Riedy (left)
Courtesy of Virtual Incision Corp. and Thread
Shane Farritor (left) Josh Riedy (right)

Shane Farritor's two-pound robots go into the body to do surgery. Josh Riedy's software and uncrewed aerial vehicles enable critical infrastructure inspections and analytics. Both founders have small town roots and big tech attitudes.

Midwest Moxie's executive producer is Audrey Nowakowski. She produced this episode. Subscribe to Midwest Moxie on Apple Podcasts, Google Play, and NPR One. And if you love Midwest Moxie as much as we do, help us out by posting a review. 

Kathleen Gallagher is the host of Midwest Moxie and previously the host of How Did You Do That?.