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  1. Youa re Welcome, America: We Killed hitchBOTRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Phillymag.com

    Most weekends I don't leave South Philly, let alone the East Coast. But I spent the past couple days in Los Angeles, and I have to admit that by Saturday evening I started to entertain the idea of extending my stay.

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  2. Group Offers To Help Revive HitchBOT That Was Vandalized In PhiladelphiaRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | News 88.9 KNPR

    ... my body was damaged, but I live on back home and with all my friends. I guess sometimes bad things happen to good robots! My trip must come to an end for now, but my love for humans will never fade. Thank you to all my friends." The team, which ...

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  3. Hitchhiking robot that toured Canada, Europe gets 'beheaded' in PhiladelphiaRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    ... its website. "Unfortunately, hitchBOT was vandalized overnight in Philadelphia; sometimes bad things happen to good robots." However, the group said that more is in store for the little robot, which got to sit in the cockpit of an Air Canada plane, ...

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  4. Hitchhiking Robot's Cross-Country Trip in US Ends in PhillyRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | WTVC

    A hitchhiking robot that captured the hearts of fans worldwide met its demise in the U.S. The Canadian researchers who created hitchBOT as a social experiment told The Associated Press that someone in Philadelphia damaged the robot beyond repair early Saturday, ending its first American tour after about two weeks. "Sadly, sadly it's come to an end," said Frauke Zeller, one of its co-creators.

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  5. The demise of hitchBOT: 'Bad things happen to good robots'Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

    ... it was found dismantled and left for dead at a roadside in Philadelphia. "I guess sometimes bad things happen to good robots! My trip must come to an end for now, but my love for humans will never fade. Thank you to all my friends." The little ...

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  6. Speaker Lightbulbs Latest Offering in Home Automation TrendRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Switched

    Home automation, once the wave of the future, is becoming more and more mainstream as tech giants like Google, Amazon and Samsung jump on the bandwagon in product development. Sample consumer options in this burgeoning market include the Hue Light Bulb by Philips, the Amazon Echo, which connects to the cloud, the independently funded Indiegogo development of Buddy Robot and the latest, a smart lightbulb and HD speaker in one.

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  7. Hitchhiking Robot's Journey Cut Short in PhiladelphiaRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | ABC News

    ... it via GPS. Oh dear, my body was damaged, but I live on with all my friends. Sometimes bad things happen to good robots! #hitchBOTinUSA That all came to an end this past weekend when hitchBOT sent back a macabre photo showing it had been destroyed. ...

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  8. Electric Boats, Small Submarines and Autonomous Underwater Vehicles...Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | SBWire

    Ten year forecasts Marine electric vehicles are now a rapidly growing market due to new capability, affordability and legislation banning or restricting internal combustion engines. Our research finds that the market for electric water craft, including those on and under water, will increase rapidly from $2.6 billion to $6.3 billion in 2023.

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  9. Canadian hitchBOT creators mull rebuild after beloved robot destroyed in PhillyRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Vancouver Sun

    HitchBOT, a hitchhiking robot, is formally introduced to an American audience, during a program at the Peabody Essex Museum Thursday, July 16, 2015, in Salem, Mass. The Canadian researchers who created hitchBOT as a social experiment say someone in Philadelphia damaged the robot beyond repair on Saturday, Aug. 1, ending its brief American tour.

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  10. Traveling Hitchhiking Robot Destroyed in PhillyRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Q102.com

    They reported, "POLICE have little information about a four-faced robotic Canadian hitchhiker last seen intact near Old City's Elfreth's Alley before he was found beheaded, his torn-off arms at his side. "I just think someone saw it, probably came out of a bar and was drunk and beat the crap out of it," Philadelphia Police Detective Joe Murray told the Daily News yesterday.

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  11. Can hitchBOT be saved? Philly tech sector rallies around battered 'botRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Philly.com

    After a hitchhiking robot's journey came to a halt in an apparent mugging in Philadelphia early Saturday, the city's tech community is rallying to save "hitchBOT." Although the Canadian researchers who created hitchBOT as a social experiment said Monday morning that they have no immediate plans to rebuild hitchBOT, local organizations like The Hacktory want to resurrect the internationally beloved bot.

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  12. Could we use drones to explore the moon's extinct volcanoes? Nasa...Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    ... drones could be used to search for resources on the surface of Mars and even on missions to asteroids. A fleet of robots capable of floating through the clouds of Jupiter and drawing energy from the planet's wind are being developed by Nasa. ...

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  13. 'Star Trek' reveals an important truth about the robot takeoverRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Silicon Alley Insider

    When discussing my upcoming book on the economics of "Star Trek" with people who have only a passing interest in the show, I have noticed that the issue of work keeps coming back. More specifically, casual viewers, professional economists and members of the press alike seem to hone in on the consequences of automation.

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  14. Hitchhiker robot beheaded in PhillyRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | CNN

    ... its website . "Unfortunately, hitchBOT was vandalized overnight in Philadelphia; sometimes bad things happen to good robots." "We know that many of hitchBOT's fans will be disappointed, but we want them to be assured that this great experiment is ...

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  15. Nearly 750 To Receive Diplomas In UNL Summer GraduationRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | WOWT-TV Omaha

    ... program focused on the innovative application of robotics technology. Farritor helped create miniature surgical robots that can be inserted through a tiny incision and perform minimally invasive surgery that significantly reduce the patient's pain ...

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  16. Flying Robots That Can SeeRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Tech Review

    ... and which cannot lift a payload larger than a few grams. The sensor could be useful for other things besides flying robots. For demonstration, the group created what Floreano calls "vision tape," a flexible patch containing many artificial eyes. The ...

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  17. Inventive Tools for Testing and Cleaning Sensitive SpacesRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Cleaning & Maintenance Mgmt.

    ... vicinities. As part of their ongoing effort to eradicate germs, hundreds of hospitals have purchased bacteria-killing robots, according to Modern Healthcare magazine. The devices are so effective, the article reports, that the disinfection robot ...

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  18. HitchBOT the Hitchhiking robot destroyed upon reaching PhiladelpilhiaRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | TechSpot

    ... without incident. The child-sized machine was created as part of a social experiment in human attitudes towards robots. Described as an "art project combined with science and technology" by Dr. Frauke Zeller, one of the robot's creators, hitchBOT ...

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  19. SpaceNASA's new quad-copter vehicle acts as buddy for roversNASA...Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | RedOrbit

    NASA engineers are developing a quad-copter-like vehicle that would be used with off-world rovers to map terrain ahead of those machines and collect samples from otherwise inaccessible places. The Extreme Access Flyer system, affectionately called the "little flying buddy" by Space.com , is being created by engineers at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida and would be an airborne robotic vehicle designed to operate on planets with little to no atmosphere.

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  20. The Adventures of hitchBOTRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Neatorama

    Dr. David Smith of McMaster University and Dr. Frauke Zeller and Ryerson University created hitchBOT , a cute robot that hitchhikes. It started its "life" in Port Credit, Ontario, and traveled across Canada by itself, relying on the kindness of strangers.

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