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Robot mystery solved: Art – much cooler than impending robotic warfare


The mystery of the squashed robots has been solved!  Previously, here and here, I wondered what was up with robots that I’d found squashed in the intersections of Boston.

Boston's Squashed Robot: Memorial, Warning, Failed Invasion?
The first Squashed Robot in a crosswalk on Atlantic Ave. (Bonus: my shoe!)

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Seriously. We’ve got to figure out what’s going on with the robots.

This picture seems like a threat against the arms of all robotkind.
This picture seems like a threat against the arms of all robotkind.

In Brighton, outside a liquor store on N. Beacon St., this painting of a disarmed robot stands as either a threat to any robots who would take up arms against their human overlords or a call to arms by an underground robotic uprising guerilla group.  Previously, I had posited that a squashed robot in a crosswalk on Atlantic Avenue might be a failed alien invasion, but I think this eliminates that possibility. Continue reading Seriously. We’ve got to figure out what’s going on with the robots.

Who’s Squashing All of Boston’s Robots?

Boston's Squashed Robot: Memorial, Warning, Failed Invasion?
Boston’s Squashed Robot: Protest, Memorial, Failed Invasion?

I was crossing Atlantic Ave. today and saw something weird.  There’s a very squashed robot in the crosswalk.  But I don’t know why.  I have several theories. Continue reading Who’s Squashing All of Boston’s Robots?