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The gender-neutral robot was conceived by university researchers David Harris Smith and Frauke Zeller, who view its quest as part performance art, part social experiment.
As they see it, humans in popular science fiction are always wondering whether they can trust robots. Instead, they'd like to turn the question around:
Can robots trust human beings?
originally posted by: ManBehindTheMask
a reply to: bananashooter
They only destroyed him because they are upset at their position in society , and how cops treat them and white privilege,
That robot was the embodiment of all of that.........
What did you think would happen?
part performance art, part social experiment.
originally posted by: stormson
the best part of the story.
the bot traveled all the way across canada, and most of europe.
once s/he got here, s/he got destroyed.