Our New Robot Overlords

Boston Robotics has topped themselves again. Watch their latest video in this article to see “Handle” do some of its tricks.

Or you can google videos of previous robots such Atlas (from last year), Spot (from 2015), or Wildcat (from 2013).

It’s astonishing the amount of progress they’ve made in just three or four years.

We’re now getting to the point where, as Über-cool and amazing as these machines are, they’re also pushing the boundaries of the “Holy shit, that’s creepy and terrifying” envelope.

Spot as a tool for carrying a couple hundred pounds of gear for firefighters in the mountains and woods is incredible – Spot chasing you down and dancing on you until every bone in your body is broken, not so much.

On the other hand…

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