bayduv1n (196505) writes "It didn't take long for a little robot attempting to hitchhike across the country relying on the kindness of strangers to get its first ride.
The little traveller, about the size of a six-year-old child, was made using pool noodles, an old bucket, Wellington boots, rubber gloves, solar panels and a computerized "brain."
Hitchbot is entirely dependent on human beings for its survival. It's part of a Canadian research project looking into the evolving relationship between people and technology."
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