This Begging Robot Can Have All My Money

Begging with a robot this cute is just not at all fair... Hold on while I go home and smash open my piggy bank

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Evan Ackerman is IEEE Spectrum’s robotics editor.

This Begging Robot Can Have All My Money

Seriously, how could you walk past this adorable little robot and not give it everything you have in your pockets? This is DONA, an "Urban Donation Motivating Robot," which wanders around public spaces and proceeds to look cute until people give it money. 'Cause, you know, robots have to make ends meet too. And from the looks of it, it totally works:

Good thing DONA doesn't take credit cards over the internet, or I'd be flat broke right now.

[ Dona ] via [ Yanko ]

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