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Watch 10 Boston Dynamics’ robot dogs pull a truck in a slightly terrifying display of raw power

April 23rd, 2019 at 11:50 am » Comments Off

How many robot dogs does it take to pull a massive truck? Apparently 10. Boston Dynamics Boston Dynamics is back with another bizarre video starring its animal-like robots. The latest video features 10 of the dog-like “SpotMini” robots pulling a truck across the company’s parking lot. Unlike some of the sillier videos from Boston Dynamics, […]



The campaign to ban killer robots before they become a reality

April 16th, 2019 at 11:45 am » Comments Off

Killer robots are closer to becoming a reality than you might think. Mary Wareham is part of the fight to stop them before it’s too late. Via Newsy  



Russia is planning a “ground force” of armed military robots

April 1st, 2019 at 11:06 am » Comments Off

WAR MACHINE BattleBots The Russian military’s research division is working to develop ground-based, combat-ready robots to assist its infantry. The heavily-armed robots, first displayed in a state-produced video last month, resemble miniature tanks that can be deployed alongside infantry or swarms of quadrotor drones — either of which, according to C4ISRNET, can send targeting information […]



The Robots are coming: What Colorado’s Artificial Intelligence boom means for workers

March 30th, 2019 at 1:59 am » Comments Off

  Rob Carpenter, founder of Valyant A.I., stands next to his creation at a Good Times in South Denver.  For as long as there have been robots, there’s been the fear that they will take our jobs, or even worse — take over everything. Well, reality is more nuanced than most Sci-Fi movies’ depiction of […]



This robot can park your car for you

March 22nd, 2019 at 11:16 am » Comments Off

French startup Stanley Robotics showed off its self-driving parking robot at Lyon-Saint-Exupéry airport today. While I couldn’t be there in person, the service is going live by the end of March 2019. And here’s what it looks like.



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