What you're seeing here is Sam the Tweenbot, and I'm willing to admit he is EVEN CUTER than the vintage pink robot called Mavis that I gave Mr B on our first Valentine's Day as a couple. And Mavis is pretty adorable.
Artist and designer Kacie Kinzer set this little guy loose in Washington Square Park, with his destination printed on the flag so that passers-by could help him if he got into trouble (read: fell into a pothole, ran into a bench, got stuck in a bush). Here's a video of his journey.
[vimeo http://www.vimeo.com/22825752 w=525&h=397]