Donation innovation or noise pollution?

May 20, 2011

What compels you to donate?

If it’s convenience, there is a new solution rolling your way. If it’s personal interaction, you can click through this one.

A student in Scotland recently created DON-8r, a robot that roams the street, propelled by donations. It has been tested in New York and Korea. It’s automated and weather proof, so it shouldn’t need special handling.

 

Don’t expect these robots to replace nonprofit agency staff just yet. In a nine-hour mission, it only collected $43.

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