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Atlas Humanoid

02/23/2016 9:48 PM
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02/23/2016 11:22 PM

Train them as construction engineers, and ship them off to Mars?

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02/24/2016 2:44 AM

I don't think we're quite there yet, but this is quite a leap forward from the last tethered creature I saw....who can say what will be next....

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02/24/2016 2:53 AM

Yes I agree, but I think robotics paving the way into the exploration of space is the way to go?

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02/24/2016 6:52 AM

I really don't think that guy needed to provoke it like that at 1:27. Just seems unwise to taunt our future overlords.

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02/24/2016 12:35 PM

Yes I agree, field testing seems more appropriate...let the record show we do not condone this disrespectful behavior....

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02/24/2016 8:29 AM

The folks at Boston Dynamics continue to leave me slack-jawed at what they're able to accomplish. They started as the Leg Lab at CMU thirty-odd years ago, then Mark Raibert moved on to MIT.

Hope we get to see video of Robot's Revenge.

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02/24/2016 9:28 AM

So, that explains the strange footprints in the snow!

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02/24/2016 10:10 AM

The guy with the hockey stick is really annoying.

They have to consider noise reduction as a next modification. The noise is not so appealing.

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02/24/2016 11:34 AM

As long as they dont unionize.

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02/24/2016 2:29 PM

Very clever of them to use the 'geezer-crouch' as a way to improve stability.

Standing tall is over-rated. Go geezers.

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02/24/2016 3:44 PM
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02/27/2016 10:54 AM

may be a couple of auto spinning gyro inside its body would improve balance. Like this

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02/27/2016 12:00 PM

Cool... you could be right. But there's another advantage to giving the robot a cane - something to fend off Mr. Hockey Stick.

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02/25/2016 3:22 PM

"Your plastic pall who's fun to BE WITH!"

I, for one, welcome our new robotic overlords.

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