“Could happen to anyone.”

Robo Cop Found Floating in Public Fountain

In the otherwise sleepy, rosé-soaked summer scenery of the Georgetown waterfront in Washington, DC, tragedy struck.

A security bot was found face-down in a public fountain, surrounded by families of tourists and curious office dwellers out on their lunch breaks. The robot was one of the autonomous security units developed by Knightscope to monitor the mean streets. Today, it met its untimely end.

Read more on Motherboard, here.

And read the follow-up story on Security Steve’s fate, here.

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