This is why we can’t have nice things…

This article is a sad commentary on America, validating the things that other countries (who can apparently be much nicer to robots) think about us.

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“The endearing droid that had thumbed his way across Germany, vacationed in the Netherlands and made the improbable 3,600-mile trek across Canada without incident survived just over two weeks and 300 miles in the United States. On Saturday its creators announced that hitchBot had been vandalized beyond repair and abandoned on a street in Philadelphia.”

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http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/morning-mix/wp/2015/08/03/hitchhiking-robots-cross-country-journey-comes-to-tragic-end-in-philadelphia

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