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BostonDynamics’s Atlas Robot Can Now Use Parkour Tactics (to Hunt Us Down)

[2018-10-11 22:20:04]

I both love and am terrified by the astounding work BostonDynamics is doing with its future masters-of-us-all. The company has a new video our showing its Atlas robot on a parkour outing, something they will no doubt find useful when they turn on us at some point in the not-too-distant future. OK, I mostly kid, but seriously: watching this video is both amazing and weirdly creepy (and scary). The way Atlas uses its arms to balance and help lift itself…it’s so human-like. BostonDynamics, by the by, is the company that makes dogbots that can open doors, another ability they will no doubt find useful.

BostonDynamics’s Atlas Robot Can Now Use Parkour Tactics (to Hunt Us Down)


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