"The problem might not be that if we teach a robot to kick a ball, the robot will come back and kick us. The problem might be that it does something to us if we kick the robot."
See you again, space cowboy…
It Looks like an Eagles fan in a Randall Cunningham jersey probably destroyed HitchBOT.
Hitchbot is dead, but robo-murder is nothing new.
It can't move, but it can stick out its thumb.
Please don’t kill hitchBOT, America.
HitchBOT cools its heels in Victoria, BC after a 6,000 kilometer journey across Canada.
Will he make it across Canada? Or will someone bash him with a baseball bat?
We spoke with the researchers who created a robot that plans to hitchhike solo from Halifax to Victoria, as well as a seasoned hitchhiker about the hopes and potential perils of a robot’s cross-Canada odyssey.