The hitchBOT took even more abuse than we thought [CARTOON]

For robots, there may be a punishment worse than dismemberment

Cartoon about the hitchBOT
Credit: ITworld/Phil Johnson

The strangest tech story of this week was that of the poor hitchBOT, the Canadian-made robot which was trying to hitchhike alone across the United States. After successfully hitching its way across Canada, its U.S. trip was cut short early on in Philadelphia when some unknown vandals decided to, um, dismember it. The real extent of the damage is still unknown, so for now we can only imagine what other horrors were visited upon the little guy.

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