Smily-faced, unguided robots


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Tweenbots are an amusing project: small simple robots that rely on human strangers to reach their destinations, moving through cities. They demonstrate that city dwellers have a sense of fun and willingness to help. Bruce Schneier suggests that they represent a welcome divergence from anti-terror paranoia.

Right now, they exist only in New York.

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Sarah April 14, 2009 at 8:47 pm

That is sort’ve cool, although it does make me think of the underpants gnomes. I wonder what phase 2 is?

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