The singularity might have finally arrived in Kansas City.
There are now robots on local streets that exist only to take money . . .
"Designed like a vending machine with cash-free payments, instead of dispensing snacks, the machines offer gifts to local and global charities. They range in dollar size from $5 to $300, with 100% of donations going towards charity-specific gifts chosen by donors."
We hear they're already working on a local model that will call passers-by racist if they don't give cash. And then call them racist AFTER they give money as well.
To be fair, all of this is better than donating money to struggling local print publications.
Read more via www.TonysKansasCity.com news link . . .
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - On Giving Tuesday, a new donation option will be available to those in Kansas City who want to support local charities. The Giving Machines are in 10 U.S. locations this year, with Kansas City participating for the first time.