So a White Tech Guy Wants to Make a Boba Tea Robot... (Full Version for Paid Subscribers)
A Q&A with Bobacino's Chief Boba Officer, plus Pizza-as-a-Service and more mobile vending machines
During my interview with him this week, Bobacino CEO, Darian Ahler offered up a moment of candor I appreciated. Ahler outright owned up to being a white tech guy building a robot that makes boba tea, a drink borne out of the Asian community, and the issues of cultural appropriation that brings up.
As a tech journalist, I can get more wrapped up in the n…