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Psihala 06 September 2017 03:31 PM

A tax-the-robots push emerges in California
 
Security guard Eric Leon watches the Knightscope K5 security robot as it glides through the mall, charming shoppers with its blinking blue and white lights. The brawny automaton records video and sounds alerts. According to its maker, it deters mischief just by making the rounds.

https://www.cbsnews.com/news/a-tax-t...in-california/

Dreams of Thinking Machines 11 September 2017 08:17 PM

Dave: Excel, calculate tax on automated productivity.
Excel: I'm sorry Dave, I'm afraid I can't do that.

Phantom 12 September 2017 08:02 PM

Curious as to how this turns out, since the Prudential Center in Boston has one too.

Psihala 12 September 2017 08:05 PM

Wasn't there one in New York or Washington D.C. (or something) that managed to drown itself in a fountain?

~Psihala
(*Death or taxes...!)

Phantom 12 September 2017 08:17 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Psihala (Post 1958882)
Wasn't there one in New York or Washington D.C. (or something) that managed to drown itself in a fountain?

~Psihala
(*Death or taxes...!)

Yes. It took the taxation a bit too much to heart.


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