SOON IT’LL BE HUNTING YOU: Watch The Boston Dynamics Robot Take A Surreal Hike In The Woods.
This is the world that we are living in. A woman was walking her dog in the woods and came across a team from Boston Dynamics, walking one of their Atlas robots. Crazy. I guess we…
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Lucky there are leash laws! (via Reddit)
A woman walking her dog in the woods came across a curious sight, a team from Boston Dynamics walking one of their Atlas robots. Her dog was not sure what to make of it all. via reddit
This is a short video captured by Redditor ekser's mother while she was taking her dog for a walk. The video, which appears to have been shot with the world's shittiest cameraphone (possibly even a pager), shows a group of Boston Dynamics employees taking one of their humanoid robots for a hike through the woods. Show More Summary
The mother of a Reddit user was out walking her dog when she spotted the nice folks over at Boston Dynamics out walking their robot and looking dead inside. Read more...
Boston Dynamics’ SpotMini is the first robo-dog small enough to be your family’s first artificial pet—but it’s still about the size of a German Shepherd. What if you want a robo-dog that’s small enough to carry in a shoulder bag as a yappy fashion accessory? Say hello to PneuHound, which could very well be the world’s first robotic chihuahua. Read more...
YouTube link. "SpotMini is a new smaller version of the Spot robot, weighing 55 lbs dripping wet (65 lbs if you include its arm.) SpotMini is all-electric (no hydraulics) and runs for about 90 minutes on a charge, depending on what it is doing. Show More Summary
Like humans, robots often need to learn things the hard way. For super complex automatons, like Boston Dynamics’ Atlas, that can mean understanding the complexities of human bullying. But in the case of this bumbling bot named MARLO, it’s just something as simple as trying—and failing—to walk across a hilly field. Read more...
Artist and programmer Gene Kogan ran the Boston Dynamics video demonstrating their upgraded Atlas robot through the Densecap captioning system, which tries to identify objects in a video. The system is both impressive and at times wildly inaccurate, labeling the robot in the resulting video as a variety of incorrect things like a person skiing, […]
Boston Dynamics, the lauded robotics company famed for its ‘Big Dog’ robot and other machines which push mechanical dexterity to impressive limits have produced a smaller version of their ‘Spot’ robot dubbed ‘SpotMini’. A lightweight...Show More Summary
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Remember SpotMini, the Boston Dynamics robot dog of doom that does chores around the house? Well, he’s back, and it turns out he has a really foul mouth. This parody video comes from British comedian vagabonds.…
Note: Tons of f-bombs. As a matter of fact, the robot thinks almost entirely in bad words. Watch at low to moderate volume while yelling 'I hate my job!' so your boss can't hear it. This is a video of Boston Dynamics' most recent video...Show More Summary
BOSTON—Google-owned Boston Dynamics released a video last week of the robot-maker's newest robot, SpotMini, performing tasks like loading the dishwasher. The new robot weighs 55 pounds, is electric and is one of the quietest robots the...Show More Summary
British comedian vagabonds has made a parody video of the Boston Dynamics SpotMini demonstration video that shows incredibly foul-mouthed, four-legged, long-necked robot complaining about the smell in the room, challenging Stacey’s ex-boyfriend to a fight, cleaning the kitchen and slipping on a banana peel. In other words, he’s having a bad day. via Tastefully Offensive […]
The latest indignity suffered by a Boston Dynamics robot is straight out of Looney Tunes.
Boston Dynamics, a robot group born out of MIT and currently owned by Google, makes absolutely incredible robots. From giant dog robots to ones resembling humans, these are definitely the most advanced robots we've ever seen. Here'sShow More Summary
... but don't miss the encounter with banana peels at 1:27.And here's an article about it: "Boston Dynamics' robot dog is good enough to show how terrible home robots are right now."