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Zippers in Knits

One of our regular (and favorite!) customers, Sheri, came in to Purl the other day with an immaculately knit sweater in one hand and a ready-to-go …

Sewing

Hitchhiking robot nears end of its cross-country tour

A lot can happen to a robot on a rambling odyssey across this big, beautiful country. Just ask hitchBOT, the talking, tweeting robot that’s …

HitchBOT: The cutest robot you'll ever meet on the road

Did your mom ever tell you it's dangerous to pick up hitch-hikers? Well, she might forgive you for giving this adorable passenger a lift. Meet hitchBOT: the galosh-wearing, crosscountry-traveling robot who's thumbing his way across Canada this summer. Watch the video above to see some of the things …

Robots

RT @DukePeltier: @RMComedy w/ @hitchBOT #Wiikwemkoong Powwow http://t.co/24T0uyvk78

HitchBOT the hitchhiking robot

Hitchbot thumbs rides across Canada, makes human friends

Hitchbot, the yellow glove- and Wellies-wearing robot, has started bumming rides across Canada, and by the looks of it, its hosts are having a blast ferrying it to its next drop-off point. The machine with a perpetual LED smile began its journey in Halifax, and it'll travel 4,000 miles until it …

RT @DukePeltier: Tiny tots w/ @hitchBOT http://t.co/hppTcy0K2P

hitchBOT on Twitter: "Jordan and his family took me to meet Wiarton Willie #wiarton #hitchbot http://t.co/bO85EDUH85"

New conversation<p>End of conversation<p>Replying to @<b>hitchBOT</b><p>ヒッチハイクする自動のロボットってこれか笑 “@<b>hitchBOT</b>: Jordan and his family took me to meet Wiarton Willie</b> …

RT @hitchBOT: Thanks Wikwemikong for welcoming me at your Powwow and for giving me the Anishinaabe name Biiaabkookwe @DukePeltier http://t.co/HMXKRTzyrt

RT @hitchBOT: Here's another nice pic sent by Jordan who took me to the Powwow at Wikwemikong #hitchbot http://t.co/RSAgFDQ527

Meet the Robot That’s Hitchhiking Its Way Across Canada

A four-foot-tall, 11-pound robot is hitchhiking across Canada, tweeting all the way, in an experiment in human-machine interaction.<p>Your mother and various other authorities probably warned you never to pick up hitchhikers. If you happen to be driving the highways of Canada this summer, you may or …

Robotics

What’s it like to pick up a hitchhiking robot? Strange, says one group

TORONTO – When Keith Campbell set out to find hitchBOT the hitchhiking robot, he had no idea what travelling with a talking robot would be like.<p>“It …

hitchBOT

hitchBOT is a robot from Port Credit, Ontario.<p>During the summer of 2014, hitchBOT hitchhiked across Canada from Halifax, Nova Scotia to Victoria, …

Nova Scotia

Hitchhiking robot is halfway across Canada - CNN.com

<b>(CNN)</b> -- As far as hitchhikers go, this one looks harmless enough. He or she -- it's hard to tell -- is short and friendly, if a little fashion-challenged.<p>Get him talking, however, and he won't shut up.<p>Meet hitchBOT, a talking, tweeting, bucket-bodied Canadian robot that's hitchhiking west from …

Hitchhiking robot makes a pit-stop in Hamilton

HitchBOT the talking robot is kicking back in a hammock.<p>The genderless hitchhiking machine is on a pit stop in Hamilton — a “bot-nap,” his creators …

HitchBOT, the hitchhiking robot, bums 1st ride

Experiment looks at the interaction between people and technology<p>It didn't take long for a little robot attempting to hitchhike across the country …

Robot Attempting to Hitchhike Across Canada, Relying on Humans for Survival

A Canadian-made robot is attempting to hitchhike across the country without supervision from its human creators.<p>Conceived in Ontario from the minds …

HitchBOT takes a 'botnap' in Toronto during cross-Canada trek

Experiment looks at the interaction between people and technology<p>A talking robot hitchhiking its way across Canada is taking a rest in …