USA Trip

Sometimes bad things happen to good robots. Read about my USA adventure.


See what journalists are saying about hitchBOT’s hitchhiking adventure across the USA.

Aug.03.2015 | CBC | Surveillance footage purported to show HitchBOT’s death called into question
Aug.03.2015 | Late Night with Seth Meyers | Monologue Joke: “Yo hitchBOT, Smell You Later”
Aug.03.2015 | CBC News | hitchBOT’s Parents Talk about Their Loss
Aug.03.2015 | BBC News | HitchBOT scientist: ‘Sometimes bad things happen to good robots’
Aug.03.2015 | Associated Free Press | The demise of hitchBOT: ‘Bad things happen to good robots’
Aug.03.2015 | Toronto Star | Philadelphians rally to resurrect ruined hitchBOT
Aug.03.2015 | People Magazine | Video Surfaces of HitchBOT’s Destruction in Philadelphia
Aug.03.2015 | CBC | HitchBOT’s demise thought to be captured in surveillance footage
Aug.03.2015 | The Huffington Post | HitchBOT Hitchhiking Robot Tries To Prove Humans Are Great, Found Decapitated On Street Corner
Aug.03.2015 | NPR | HitchBOT: When Bad Things Happen To Good Robots
Aug.03.2015 | ABC News | Hitchhiking Robot hitchBOT’s Journey Cut Short in Philadelphia
Aug.03.2015 | BBC | HitchBOT scientist: ‘Sometimes bad things happen to good robots’
Aug.03.2015 | BBC News | BBC World Service – Newsday, RIP HitchBOT, the hitchhiking robot
Aug.03.2015 | TMZ | HitchBot Destroyed — Global Social Media Star Scrapped In U.S.
Aug.03.2015 | NPR | Group Offers To Help Revive HitchBOT That Was Vandalized In Philadelphia
Aug.03.2015 | Global News | Canadian hitchBOT creators mull rebuild after robot destroyed in Philly
Aug.03.2015 | Washington Post | HitchBot: ‘Ready for the USA’
Aug.03.2015 | The Globe and Mail | Canadian hitchBOT creators mull rebuild after hitchhiking robot destroyed
Aug.03.2015 | CBS Philly | Philly Techies Attempt To Save Hitchhiking Robot, HitchBOT
Aug.02.2015 | ABC News | Hitchhiking robot’s cross-country trip in US ends in Philly
Aug.02.2015 | People Magazine | RIP HitchBOT: Hitchhiking Robot Destroyed in Philadelphia During US Tour
Aug.02.2015 | Global News | Canadian hitchhiking robot destroyed on trip across US
Aug.02.2015 | Boston Globe | Hitchbot’s trip comes to an end
Aug.02.2015 | Fox News | Hitchhiking robot’s cross-country trip in US ends prematurely in Philly
Aug.02.2015 | CBS Boston | Hitchhiking Robot Visits Boston; Vandalized In Philadelphia
Aug.02.2015 | The Guardian | Hitchhiking robot dead as cross-country trip cut short by vandals
Aug.02.2015 | National Post | R.I.P. HitchBOT: Beloved hitchhiking robot survives trip across Canada, but meets its demise in Philadelphia
Aug.02.2015 | NBC News | hitchBOT, Hitchhiking Robot, Meets Demise in Philadelphia After Two Weeks in U.S.
Aug.01.2015 | Mashable | Unknown assailant destroys hitchhiking robot in Philadelphia
Aug.01.2015 | CBC News | HitchBOT destroyed in Philadelphia, ending U.S. tour
Aug.01.2015 | CTV News | HitchBOT damaged beyond repair during U.S. tour
Aug.01.2015 | CP24 | hitchBOT damaged beyond repair by unknown assailant in Philly
Aug.01.2015 | BuzzFeed News | Canada’s Adorable Hitchhiking Robot Was Attacked In Philadelphia And It’s A National Tragedy


Jul.27.2015 | The Huffington Post | Hitchhiking Robot Can’t Get Out Of Massachusetts
Jul.26.2015 | NBC News Hitchhiking robot finds friends in Rhode Island
Jul.21.2015 | Daily Times Gazette | Robot Hitchhiker Plunges Into An Incredible Journey Across US, After Conquering Canada and Germany
Jul.20.2015 | GOOD | What This Hitchhiking Robot Can Teach Us About Ourselves
Jul.20.2015 | Discovery News | Hitchhiking Robot Embarks on U.S. Vacation
Jul.18.2015 | Chicago Tribune | Hitchhiking robot embarking on coast-to-coast tour across US
Jul.18.2015 | Toronto Star | hitchBOT begins road trip across the U.S.
Jul.17.2015 | NBC News | HitchBOT the Hitchhiking Robot Embarks on Cross-Country Tour of U.S.
Jul.17.2015 | New York Post | Hitchhiking robot embarking on coast-to-coast tour across U.S.
Jul.17.2015 | Houston Chronicle | Hitchhiking robot embarking on coast-to-coast tour across US
Jul.17.2015 | Mashable | Hitchhiking robot is leaving on a cross-country trip across the U.S.
Jul.17.2015 | Metro | Canadian hitchhiker robot embarking on US tour
Jul.17.2015 | CTV News | HitchBOT set to begin U.S. journey
Jul.17.2015 | The Washington Post | Can robots trust humans? A hitchhiking bot will find out.
Jul.17.2015 | TIME | Hitchhiking Robot Embarks on a Coast-to-Coast Tour
Jul.17.2015 | People | Pull Over for hitchBOT, a Hitchhiking Robot Embarking on a Coast-to-Coast Tour of the U.S.
Jul.17.2015 | NBC News | HitchBOT the Hitchhiking Robot Embarks on Cross-Country Tour of U.S.
Jul.17.2015 | National Post | Canadian HitchBOT launches coast-to-coast U.S. hitchhiking trek
Jul.17.2015 | CBC News | HitchBOT to start U.S. journey after travelling Canada, Europe
Jul.16.2015 | Associated Press | Hitchhiking robot embarking on coast-to-coast tour across US
Jul.15.2015 | Boston Globe | HitchBOT, the computerized hitchhiker, is looking for adventures

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