HitchBOT the Hitchhiking robot destroyed upon reaching Philadelpilhia

HitchBOT the Hitchhiking robot destroyed upon reaching Philadelpilhia

An experimental hitchhiking robot that relied on the kindness of strangers to get around has been found damaged beyond repair in Philadelphia. HitchBOT was only two weeks into an attempt to cross the United States and had already successfully travelled through Canada, the Netherlands and Germany without incident.

The child-sized machine was created as part of a social experiment in human attitudes towards robots.

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