HitchBot – Robot making it way across Canada, one ride at a time


HitchBot is robot created by university professors Frauke Zeller and David Smith. A robot sent hitchhiking across Canada this summer was a part of a social experiment on whether Robots can trust humans. The answer appears to be yes since the robot will be reaching it’s final destination shortly.

The robot began it’s adventure in Halifax last month and will conclude this week in Victoria, British Columbia. HitchBot made it’s way it’s journey on the kindness of strangers who picked up the robot and took him on adventures from visiting their own homes to a rock concert and even a wedding.

Check out HitchBot HERE

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