The Final Ride of the Mailmobile Robot


From Atlas Obscura: In September 2017, there was a retirement party at the headquarters of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, Canada’s national broadcaster.  After a quarter century of loyal service, five coworkers were moving on. In many ways, it was like most retirement parties. A group of colleagues gathered in a kitchen, with cake, swapping stories and memories. There were speeches, laughter, and tears.

But what made this party unusual was that the retiring colleagues weren’t people.

They were robots.

Mail-delivering robots, made under the brand name Mailmobile … (click to read more)