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Boston Dynamics’ new robot is incredibly good at a very simple task

March 29th, 2021

When you think of Boston Dynamics, you probably conjure images of the frighteningly mobile robot dog Spot or the terrifyingly human-shaped robot Atlas, but the company has started to shift its focus to more utilitarian machines. The latest addition to its family of robots is Stretch, which Boston Dynamics describes as a “box-moving robot designed …

NYPD deploys robot dog to home invasion call

February 24th, 2021

Highly-advanced robots powered by artificial intelligence show promise in a number of applications, including law enforcement.  The New York Police Department recently purchased a “digidog” robot, which is a version of the four-legged Spot robot from Boston Dynamics. The NYPD has wasted no time in deploying the robot, and it was recently used to respond …

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This video of Boston Dynamics robots dancing is so incredible

December 29th, 2020

Boston Dynamics has released a new video of its robots’ impressive capabilities — this time, showing off their dance moves. The new video released by Boston Dynamics shows its Atlas, Spot, and Handle robots dancing in sync to the song Do You Love Me. Boston Dynamics’ videos depicting its robots’ abilities always garner plenty of …

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Watch Boston Dynamics’ robot dog Spot haul Adam Savage in a rickshaw

February 17th, 2020

Boston Dynamics has been striking fear into the hearts of the general public for years now. The company’s robotic creations are incredible, and sometimes a little bit scary, but generally speaking, they’re just really, really impressive pieces of technology. In the newest episode of Tested, hosted by Adam Savage, the former Mythbuster turns one of …

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Boston Dynamics’ new robot looks like a giant mechanical bird

March 29th, 2019

At this point, Boston Dynamics has gotten quite adept at scoring headlines for the videos released by the secretive lab showing off its fascinating robots. They’re machines that have been able to do everything from open doors to jump up steps and often lead to lighthearted speculation that the robot takeover of humanity is nigh. …

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The robots are dancing now

October 16th, 2018

As humans, it’s important to keep track of what robots are doing. We know with 99 percent certainty — thanks to Hollywood films pre-historical documentaries like Terminator 2: Judgement Day — that mankind will eventually be wiped out by our own creations, but that’s not happening just yet. They seem to be biding their time …