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Gronk and Big Papi show their love for Dunkin' Donuts iced coffee with hilarious music video

There isn’t a more powerful dynamic duo in the Boston sports world than Rob Gronkowski and David Ortiz. So just imagine what a (...)

Video: MIT’s robotic cheetah is the scariest thing you’ll see all day

The stuff that’s going on in the robotics world these days is absolutely mind blowing. Of course, we’d be remiss if we didn’t mention the incredible work being done by Boston Dynamics (now owned by Google), what with their impressive...Show More Summary

This MIT robot competing at the DARPA Challenge can use a drill, open doors and even see

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency — DARPA — will be holding the final round of its robotics competition over the weekend of June 6th in California. This Atlas robot — built by Boston Dynamics and programmed by MIT — will have to open doors, climb stairs, and complete other tasks to win. Show More Summary

Rockstar Robots: Boston Dynamics’ Crazy-Legged RHex

Rockstar Robots make up the cream of the crop in the world of robotics. These are the bots that will turn heads with just their name being uttered. Even those who don’t stay on top of who’s making what should recognize a famous robot or two when they see it. […] Read more on MAKE The post Rockstar Robots: Boston Dynamics’ Crazy-Legged RHex appeared first on Make:.

Move Aside Boston Dynamics, ATRIAS is Coming!

2 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Hack a Day

ATRIAS has just taken its first steps outside on grass, marking an impressive achievement for this university robotics project. Built by Oregon State University, ATRIAS is a bipedal robot whose name in jest stands for “Assume The Robot Is A Sphere”. Show More Summary

Rockstar Robots: Meet Boston Dynamics’ BigDog

Rockstar Robots make up the cream of the crop in the world of robotics. These are the bots that will turn heads with just their name being uttered. Even those who don’t stay on top of who’s making what should recognize a famous robot or two when they see it. […] Read more on MAKE The post Rockstar Robots: Meet Boston Dynamics’ BigDog appeared first on Make:.

Rockstar Robots: Meet Boston Dynamics’ Atlas

Rockstar Robots make up the cream of the crop in the world of robotics. These are the bots that will turn heads with just their name being uttered. Even those who don’t stay on top of who’s making what should recognize a famous robot or two when they see it. For the […] Read more on MAKE The post Rockstar Robots: Meet Boston Dynamics’ Atlas appeared first on Make:.

Boston Celtics Are Ready for Challenging Battle with Cleveland Cavaliers

BOSTON — When the Boston Celtics acquired Isaiah Thomas from the Phoenix Suns at the trade deadline, the dynamic point guard did not have lofty expectations about the situation he was walking into. “I thought [Boston] was one of theShow More Summary

Introducing Spot

3 months agoHumor / odd : The Presurfer

Spot is a four-legged robot designed by Boston Dynamics for indoor and outdoor operation. It is electrically powered and hydraulically actuated. Spot has a sensor head that helps it navigate and negotiate rough terrain. Spot weighs about 160 lbs. YouTube link (thanks Cora) The Presurfer

If computational recipes were like food recipes...

...the menu at Boston's elegant L'Espalier might look something like this. Maine beef tenderloin: Carrot tagliatelle al ragù, gorgonzola mornay, sunny side up quail egg, crispy shallots 10 ns molecular dynamics run: Replica exchange, orthorhombic box, embedded sodium ions, 1 fs time step, Nose-Hoover thermostat. Show More Summary

Big Dog – Amazing Robot

3 months agoHumor / odd : GDay World

Watched this tonight and it blew me away. I can’t believe I haven’t seen it before. BigDog is a quadruped robot created in 2005 by a firm called Boston Dynamics and JPL and funded, of course, by DARPA. Bloody amazing balance this thing has. Mind bending the computations required to get this to work under […] The post Big Dog – Amazing Robot appeared first on cameronreilly.com.

Robot Training Montage

Boston Dynamics has its sights set on being the real world Cyberdyne Systems. YouTuber SummerTravel took footage of their creepy humanoid PETMAN robot and turned it into a training montage. They shoulda used this track.

How robots "train"

4 months agoTechnology : Tech Talk

Boston Dynamic's robotic advances have been captured in a mash up set to "Push it to the limit."

Cortana Coming to Android & iOS, Facebook Clarifies Community Guidelines [Tech News Digest]

Cortana crosses platforms, Facebook’s community standards, Yahoo’s password pact, 360-degree YouTube videos, Family Feud on Google, and a 1980s montage of Boston Dynamics robots. Microsoft Plans Cross-Platform Cortana “Cortana, remind...Show More Summary

A Boston Dynamics Robot Montage Set to Scarface's Push It To The Limit

4 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Boston Dynamic's robots increasingly resemble something from a Hollywood movie. So this montage of the automatons in action, set to the iconic piece of 80s movie soundtracking that is Scarface (Push it to the Limit), is so very right. And so very wonderful, too. Read more...

Video: Incredible Google robots know how to exercise and keep their balance

In late 2013, Google acquired Boston Dynamics, an engineering company focused on pushing the envelope when it comes to advanced robotics. With each passing year, the sophistication of Boston Dynamics’ robots keeps reaching new, and at times, terrifying heights. Show More Summary

Boston Dynamics’ BigDog line of robots is nearly impossible to knock over, even when kicked

4 months agoHobbies / Crafts : Make: Knitting

  While we don’t yet have the technology to build androids or other robots such as the Terminator, we do have the technology to build extremely agile all-terrain pack mules of sorts. At least that’s what Massachusetts-based Boston Dynamics calls their BigDog quadrupedal robot designed for use in rough terrain. Show More Summary

This robot working out to 'Push It To The Limit' is the most awesome humanity's extinction has ever looked.

4 months agoHumor / odd : Happy Place

Feel the burn, if you can truly feel. Boston Dynamics makes the best robots the US Military has to offer. They're the most advanced, the smartest, the fastest, and the strongest. And now, it looks like they're getting stronger. See all...Show More Summary

Boston Dynamics Showcases Their Robotic “Animal Park”

If you ever wonder where the developments of robotics are heading, check what Boston Dynamics has been working on:

Snowstorms: Boston vs. Denver

4 months agoHobbies / Nature : Nature's Blog

Boston and Denver are known to be snowy cities; the annual average snowfall in Boston is 44 inches while Denver's average exceeds 57 inches. However, the seasonal timing and dynamics of their snowstorms are significantly different. Boston,...Show More Summary

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