1. Subscribersonhouse
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    03 Aug '14 02:50
    http://www.hitchbot.me/

    Assembled from parts around the house or hardware store the idea is to see if robots can trust people, it hitches rides all the way across Canada.
  2. SubscriberKewpie
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    03 Aug '14 07:38
    That should produce some interesting psychological reactions. I read some of the comments and didn't find any really negative ones.
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    03 Aug '14 07:52
    Interesting!
  4. SubscriberKewpie
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    03 Aug '14 22:28
    They've used one obvious bit of psychology - making it child-size, so people naturally want to protect it rather than fight it.
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    04 Aug '14 03:20
    Would that qualify one for driving in the high-occupancy lane of the freeway?
  6. Subscribersonhouse
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    06 Aug '14 00:13
    Originally posted by Paul Dirac II
    Would that qualify one for driving in the high-occupancy lane of the freeway?
    They make blow up dummies already just for that purpose. A lot cheaper also. And it doesn't have to be charged up every day.
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