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Re: Amazon Begins Testing Delivery Robots
« Reply #1 on: January 24, 2019, 12:08:27 PM »
Bezos called and asked me how I wanted my personal bot customized.  I told him 'double deuces with spinners.'

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Re: Amazon Begins Testing Delivery Robots
« Reply #2 on: January 24, 2019, 02:13:24 PM »
Snow?  Ice?  What happens if I'm not home?

In the video I saw the robot in crosswalk, don't underestimate the current sense of entitlement car drivers have these days.  They barely stop for little kids in the crosswalk - a robot pffft.  Heck, people have started ignoring school buses with their stop signs out.

That little 'bot would be relatively safe from thieves in my neighborhood, but in some places you'd find it broken open and gutted in a field somewhere.

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Re: Amazon Begins Testing Delivery Robots
« Reply #3 on: January 24, 2019, 05:20:10 PM »
My bet is that Travoli will see one first.

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Re: Amazon Begins Testing Delivery Robots
« Reply #4 on: January 24, 2019, 06:47:02 PM »
>>Bezos called and asked me how I wanted my personal bot customized.  I told him 'double deuces with spinners.'

Come on RC, this is your chance to get your robot puppy!

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Re: Amazon Begins Testing Delivery Robots
« Reply #5 on: January 24, 2019, 07:50:43 PM »
Fill it with a 12 pack and ice and it finds you in your yard or in the neighborhood - now we're talking.

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Re: Amazon Begins Testing Delivery Robots
« Reply #6 on: January 24, 2019, 10:47:24 PM »
I agree that they will get messed with.  I can also see local officials outlawing the bots, they could sight safety hazards but the real motivation will be employment loss.  New Jersey and Oregon don't even let people pump their own gas.
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Re: Amazon Begins Testing Delivery Robots
« Reply #7 on: January 25, 2019, 12:58:08 AM »
>Travoli will see one first.
Not big enough for 24 rolls of paper towels.