Every once in a while, a project comes along that people can really rally
around. One that people can cheer on and keep up with. Years ago, people
could recall seeing the Google mapping car that scoured the streets of local
cities; the DARPA Robotics Challenge captivated and entertained supporters
while helping develop robotic support systems. A recent project named
HitchBOT is a seemingly less meaningful, but much more endearing example.
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