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20 Sep 2015 — Automaton

 

How would you improve this sentence?

 

Roving Robot

Knightscope K5, an automaton, recharges by day and patrols by night, it roves, scans, hums music, and sends alerts, it does everything but vacuum!

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Knightscope K5, an automaton, recharges by day and patrols by night. It roves, scans, hums music, and sends alerts, it does everything but vacuum!

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Knightscope K5, an automaton, recharges by day and patrols by night. It roves, scans, hums music, and sends alerts. It does everything but vacuum!

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Knightscope K5, an automaton, recharges by day and patrols by night. it roves, scans, hums music, and sends alerts; it does everything but vacuum!

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Knightscope K5, an automaton, recharges by day and patrols by night. It roves, scans, hums music, and sends alerts—it does everything but vacuum!

automaton (N) – a mechanical figure; something that acts automatically, without an external force

hum (V) – make indistinct musical sounds

rove (V) – moves around, wanders

scan (V) – look over text quickly or look around an area while searching for something

subtle (Adj) – fine or delicate in meaning or intent

vacuum (V) – remove dirt from carpets and floors

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