Hitchhiking robot that made it across Canada maimed on U.S. road trip

August 3, 2015 5:08 PM

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Robots of the world beware: Immigrating to the U.S. is apparently a perilous choice.

HitchBot, a talking robot built by Canadian researchers, was found maimed and battered beyond repair over the weekend in Philadelphia. He was trying to hitchhike from Massachusetts to California by relying on the kindness of human drivers. Hitchhiking took hitchBot across the length of Canada and mo...

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