Children Beating Up Robot Inspires New Escape Maneuver System

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06:55PM Mousey> ~note R_Daneel man, you live a tough life
          http://spectrum.ieee.org/automaton/robotics/artificial-intelligence/children-beating-up-robot
06:55PM Ben> lemme take care of that for you, Mousey
06:55PM URL> [ Children Beating Up Robot Inspires New Escape Maneuver System - IEEE Spectrum ] - spectrum.ieee.org
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"... Now, a new study by a team of Japanese researchers shows that, in certain situations, children are actually horrible little brats may not be as empathetic towards robots as we’d previously thought, with gangs of unsupervised tykes repeatedly punching, kicking, and shaking a robot in a Japanese mall...."

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