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People and Robots: The Death & Lives of HitchBOT


Saturday, December 03, 2016


Hamilton Health Sciences (hospital bldg) McMaster University
1200 Main St W
Rm. 1A1, Ewart Angus Centre
Hamilton, ON L8P1H1

Headlines around the world announced the fate of the robot with a smiley-face LED head that hitchhiked in several countries with the assistance of strangers. Communications and Media Studies professor, David Harris Smith, one of HitchBOT's creators, describes what he learned from its adventures and misadventures.

Q & A with coffee and cookies. Everyone welcome!

No tickets or registration necessary. Details and parking advice at www.haalsa.org

This is a free public talk presented by The Hamilton Association.