Employees assemble Tasers at the Axon headquarters in Scottsdale, Ariz., Jan. 29. While some jobs are changing or being eliminated because of automation, many positions at Axon still require the dexterity of human hands.
PHOENIX — It’s hard to miss the dogged technological ambition pervading this sprawling desert metropolis.
There’s Intel’s $7 billion, 7-nanometer chip plant going up in Chandler. In Scottsdale, Axon, the maker of the Taser, is hungrily snatching talent from Silicon Valley as it embraces automation to keep up with growing demand. Startups in fields as varied as autonomous drones and blockchain are flocking to the area, drawn […]