Download a tiny executable poem about feeling sorry for robots


I cried when I found out about HitchBOT, I really did. It presses all my buttons: the innocence and inherent tragedy of artificial life, our naive hopes for human nature, the way one news report I read described a "child-sized bot" making its way in the world. What is wrong with people?

If you have feelings about it too, this appropriately-threadbare, bite-sized (13kb) executable "poem about robots" from nickk might be a good way to process and share them. It's free and just takes a few seconds.