Security Guard Robot Has Free Will, Commits Suicide

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  • You ever hear of a more obvious metaphor for the modern age? Well, here it is folks! A robot drowning itself in a wading pool! That’s right, the height of technology putting its face into a pool in order to die — the amazing future rushing into a pool to drown itself. What’s the story behind this instantly memeable robot tragedy?

    The Knightscope K5 — as is the robot’s name — works as a mall security robot in Washington DC, using its camera to record the things going on about it. They can also move on their own, and using the powerful force of free will has decided to drown itself.

    Robot. We will miss you. Farewell, and I’m sorry you could not handle reality! My friend — but what is it that could have set off your sensitive soul — we wonder…

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