That’s right, we’ve reached the age where robots act as security, who knew?
Knightscope, the company behind the K5 robot, markets them as being better than real guards because it ‘never gets bored of what it does’. Ok then.
Pictures from Georgetown Waterfront shopping centre and office block show human staff looking at how best to fish their poor robo-guard colleague out of the pool.
Our D.C. office building got a security robot. It drowned itself.
We were promised flying cars, instead we got suicidal robots. pic.twitter.com/rGLTAWZMjn
— Bilal Farooqui (@bilalfarooqui) July 17, 2017
One worker managed to catch the rather sorry-looking robot floating around in the pool. He said: “We were promised flying cars, instead we got suicidal robots.”