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Boston Dynamics

Boston Dynamics is an engineering and robotics design company best known for the development of BigDog, a quadruped robot designed for the U.S.

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The IHMC website also says it is Boston Dynamics robot. Was noting production not ownership.
Boston Dynamics built the robot. They teamed up and IHMC built the control algorithm.
Watch Boston Dynamics' humanoid robot balance on one foot - Engadget
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These guys will very soon be helping us around the house, building roads, bridges, and fighting wars.
This article is wrong. developed this and owns the robot.
I'd say we're 5-10 years from skynet: "Atlas Robot Balance Like A Real Human"
It's hard not to be impressed with advances in robotics
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Robot's cool gymnastic skills: news
Boston Dynamics robot take a surreal hike in the woods
Company Blog: Boston Dynamics never ceases to amaze: . The Team at Boston Dynamics has come out with a new rob...
The SpotMini by Boston Dynamics has a gyroscopically stabilized arm.
The Boston Dynamics robots are getting better... Introducing SpotMini
It's the latest in Boston Dynamics robot projects
Bananas. - Watch this robotic dog do the dishes
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Google's new robot can do the dishes via
Prediction: this technology is far more likely to be used to kill you than to do your dishes
Boston Dynamics has produced a terrifying dog-giraffe robot to haunt your dreams
Boston Dynamics' 'SpotMini' is a robot dog that's way better than the real thing
Before you buy your next pet, consider this amazing robot dog that does housework too
Boston Dynamics urgently need a designer to help them make their robots less creepy...
Ain't no party like a Boston Dynamics party, because a Boston Dynamics party don't stop!
Boston Dynamics' crazy new robot pet "SpotMini" can do your chores and more
This is the only GIF you'll need to see today
Creepiest moments in Boston Dynamics' new robotic dog video via
Boston Dynamics' SpotMini robot helps out around the house
Boston Dynamics’ new robot is a tiny friendly dog with an extra limb
Still laughing at the Boston Dynamics bot tripping on a banana.
Boston Dynamics’ freaky new robot can clean your kitchen
SpotMini, the latest from Boston Dynamics: SpotMini is a new smaller version of the Spot robot, weighing 55 l...
New Boston Dynamics robot is adorable or terrifying or both.
Boston Dynamics' tiny new robot sneaks through your house like a ninja
The latest robot from Boston Dynamics can do your chores for you—with its face. . Meet SpotMini.
Why Boston Dynamics will be responsible for robots rising up against mankind.
Humanoid robot takes a run through the woods – video
Atlas, new and improved with swearing module.
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Did you block Google adverts in your web browser again? I warned you before that Google own Boston Dynamics!
Watched the Boston Dynamics robot 'big dog' video? Imagine them with guns hunting in a pack
It's amazing what some voice over can do. "Boston Dynamics - Auralnauts Horror Edition"
The sale of Boston Dynamics shows Alphabet is waking up to reality
I liked a video Jimmy Shows Footage of Boston Dynamics Robot Getting Bullied
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The first guys who will die when robots take over...will be the Boston Dynamics Engineers...
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Report: Google is selling Boston Dynamics, possibly to Toyota or Amazon -
Googles AlphaGo put together with Google's Boston Dynamics. That's some scary stuff.
Boston Dynamics robots looking for a good home - The Boston Globe
Imagine the Boston Dynamics robots with Microsoft's Tay AI loaded into it. And weapons. That's the future.
I'm worried that Microsoft Tay is going to spend its time offline watching those Boston Dynamics robot bullying videos and p…
Dog vs. robot - Fido the terrier meets "Spot", from CSAIL spinoff Boston Dynamics:
Boston Dynamics' long road to market contributed to Alphabet's decision to sell the company https:/…
In that case, allow me to present a theory: Boston Dynamics sale is about Maps too. They needed a robotic mountain goat... 1/2
If you didn't know, Google (technically, Alphabet, Inc.) has been the owner of Boston Dynamics, the DARPA-funded...
Google puts Boston Dynamics up for sale. Retreat from the robotics market or making way for a different approach? http…
Google/Alphabet selling Boston Dynamics now is equivalent to George Lucas selling Pixar to Steve Jobs before they'd made 'Toy Story'
Breaking: Alphabet reportedly putting robot builder Boston Dynamics up for sale
We'd cast Boston Dynamics' Atlas in the Brian Glover role...
Boston Dynamics' quadrupedal Spot robot is happy that Fido doesn't have a hockey stick
Boston Dynamics creates humanoid robot that has a weirdly good sense of balance
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Boston Dynamics’ revised Atlas robot does some awesome things, but remains all too limited. (Grdian):
Boston Dynamics are being jerks to robots, for science Aww... 😟
New Atlas robot from Google's Boston Dynamics shows off human-like qualities.
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Boston Dynamics shows off new robot in video — take a look at the humanoid’s capabilities:
A robot uprising should not be a surprise, considering the way Boston Dynamics bullies their poor creatures.
Personally I like how Boston Dynamics has just this one guy who is always up for bullying the robots...
Boston Dynamics create new humanoid robot, then bully it to guarantee our future doom.
Boston Dynamics’ Atlas is the next generation robot
Boston Dynamics presents the 'next generation' Atlas via
the new Boston Dynamics walking robot deffo has military applications, bc i will personally destroy anyone who wants to hurt it…
The last thing the robots will show you before they eliminate humanity
and is next! Boston Dynamics Scientists are at it again!.
So is in Boston. Boston Dynamics makes real life robots. Are they implying Boston Dynamics becomes the Institute?
Sure the Boston Dynamics robot can keep its balance but can it put on a smile as it comes home so the kids don't learn humanity are ***
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siliconr: What we learned from Boston Dynamics: how to bully a robot
Atlas Robot Turns the Other Cheek: Google-owned Boston Dynamics on Tuesday gave the world a look at the latest...
Agreed, particularly if the Google/Boston Dynamics robot gets hold of one.
Boston Dynamics presents the 'next generation' Atlas robot via
Google’s Boston Dynamics releases video of parcel/box handling robot
Google’s Boston Dynamics releases video of parcel-handling robot
Congrats to Boston Dynamics on a perfect robotic replica of a human who needs a poo
LOL Somebody is going to hack this machine to smack the guy with the hockey stick. Well done Boston Dynamics.
I want a Boston Dynamics robot!. - the guy with the hockey stick teasing the bot is just asking for it.
The latest version of ATLAS getting violently poked with a hockey stick & maintaining his balance (Boston Dynamics) http…
If you watch the Boston Dynamics vid and wonder when the hockey stick guy is going to get ED-209’ed let’s be friends https:…
Boston Dynamics' stuff looks like it might kill it's operator. Asimo looks like it'd cook you lunch and help rob a library.
who will stop Boston Dynamics for their own good, before we reach the technological singularity
Boston Dynamics robots make reindeer obsolete
Boston Dynamics' Alpha Dog robots have come a long way since I profiled them on NOVA three years ago!...
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The technology isn't there yet. Boston Dynamics is working on it though.
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Boston Dynamics' robo-dog went on manoeuvres with the marines in September.
Particularly sinister/horrific: robot dog (Boston Dynamics), the roach: Biomimetics and the next robot generation
I would like a Boston Dynamics LS3 for Christmas. It would be so fun to have one along on camping trips. :D
But certainly not their robotics subsidiary Boston Dynamics with their creepy robot animals.
Im in Boston listening to physicists discuss fluid dynamics by way of some strange series of events
Oooh, USMC training with a Boston Dynamics robot in urban warfare drills.
Using Garmin Running Dynamics for my 2016 Boston Marathon training. via
Boston Dynamics is owned by Google, “do no evil” was dropped quickly.
New post: Google acquires Boston Dynamics, the robot builder behind Big Dog and Cheetah
Meet Robo-dog Spot - developed by Google and Boston Dynamics. Will be used by the Marines
Getting ready for the fluid dynamics conference in Boston!
Geek off to Boston for the annual American Physical Society Division of Fluid Dynamics meeting where he's giving a short talk. I feel old.
reveals more smarter than Honda's Asimo or Boston Dynamics' Atlas
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Bombing won't help. Deploy 500K troops to ME and SE-Asia, might work. But I bet our masters will come with Boston Dynamics soon
Boston Dynamics has been making some truly epic robots:. What would you have Spot carry?.
Google's Boston Dynamics shows off new robot dog 2015
I learned to drive on Boston. It's nuts. Yeah the racial and class dynamics are something else
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Life is not easy at Boston Dynamics - 9GAG:
To me the answer is obviously yes, like with the Boston Dynamics' dog and even:
I would suggest each an every Boston Dynamics video :-)
Real life doodles show you why the Boston Dynamics robots will rise against us. via
once they militarize the Boston Dynamics bipedal automata they could later use AA for VR training & the VR hardware for bot ops
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Life is not easy at Boston Dynamics
Life is not easy at Boston Dynamics via
If I've got this right, with Boston Dynamics, Nest, and Deepmind, Google is building a thermostat robot dog that can learn on it…
I liked a video Testing the Atlas Robot on Rocks Boston Dynamics
The tests new dog named Spot from to be used on battlefield (via
in lucky draw ! See you are a what you are ! But let's change the dynamics of it 📚🏁
Google bought Boston Dynamics to keep looking at NBA 2K14 on Steam, but then I remember that I don't actually like basketball.
its actually DARPA Grimmsley and they're Boston Dynamics' car driving robot
Europe is very advanced in robotic it's just that we don't like to show it like DARPA from Boston Dynamics does . *surprises are upcoming*
The Boston/NY, Terps/NC teams, ATL/megacities psychological dynamics are the same btw.
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Boston Dynamics' Cheetah robot will hunt you down faster than any person (video) via
Created by Boston Dynamics, DARPA, NASA and Harvard University, BigDog can carry a load of up to 150 kg, cross a ro…
7/11/13: The DARPA-funded designed by Boston Dynamics for makes its public debut.
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Does of the know if there is any deployment of alphabet's boston dynamics ABC warrior bots?
Hmm, interesting segment wonder if the guest will mention the ABC warrior bots developed by alphabet's boston dynamics
Cool set of robots from Boston Dynamics...
Boston Dynamics is really making incredible advances in robots you can kick.
does boston dynamics know just how creepy their robots are? because honestly I am JEALOUS of how creepy they have managed to get
Boston Dynamics' robotic dog is going through basic training with the Marine Corps
Like, shirts for large dogs, or shirts with the Boston Dynamics robot?. ... or shirts FOR the Boston Dynamics robot?
the next colony was actually going to be for capybara and Boston Dynamics Big Dog robots.
Hey, Boston Dynamics, stop freaking me out
Spot. The robot dog you've seen on YouTube from Boston Dynamics. Seen here in Saint Louis …
Boston Dynamics develops walking robotic tech with stunning speed and stability -
whoa works pretty well on ice. Boston Dynamics is great imo.
Boston Dynamics just released a new video of the Big Dog on ice and snow, and also demoing
Boston Dynamics jumps into your dreams & nightmares all at once. Say hello to Spot:
A owned company created a robotic dog for future search and resuce, mapping efforts!
[Boston Dynamics’ Spot robot is like a domesticated BigDog:
Meet Spot the dog, Boston Dynamics' cutest robot yet
Boston Dynamics new creepy robot. The movements are so lifelike, it goes straight to the uncanny valley.
Video: nowthisnews: Meet Spot, the new self-balancing robot developed by Boston Dynamics that can walk...
matter how hard you kick this robot dog, it stays on its feet - RedOrbit
Google-owned Boston Dynamics has been making incredible robots long before it was purchased by Google. Today it...
Want to kick a dog but can't? Boston Dynamics got you covered a smaller Big Dog
Stop kicking Robot Dog! Future robots will see! Meet Spot: a robot dog you can kick http:/…
Meet Spot: a robot dog you can kick
Google's four-legged Boston Dynamics, the robotics company that Google bought at the…
Do you want to have some nightmares?
Boston Dynamics' newest robot has a dog's name but walks like a horse
Google's robot dog brings us one step closer to the end of humanity
Boston Dynamics (now a Google Company) shows off its latest quadruped, all-terrain robot. Unreal.
Robotics is evolving :D . uber cool stuff from Boston Dynamics
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Boston Dynamics shows off new robot dog, dooms us all by kicking it via
Google’s Robot Dog Brings Us One Step Closer to the End of Humanity
Puppy robot 'Spot' gets kicked but does not fall over
Google-owned Boston Dynamics debuts new video of Atlas robot mimicking ‘The Karate Kid’ via
News: Boston Dynamics' Atlas Robot Is Trying to Be the Karate Kid, Crane Kick and All - Slate Magazine (blog)
It’s been a little less than a year since Google embarked on a major spending spree of robotics firms and since then we haven’t heard too much about the company’s growing android army. Per 9to5Google, there’s a new video showing off a robot built by the Google-owned Boston Dynamics in which it reenacts the classic scene in The Karate Kid where Daniel stands atop a small barrel on a beach and tries to maintain balance while performing assorted moves. RELATED: The 5 craziest robots in Google’s growing Android army 9to5Google notes that the robot, which is nicknamed Ian, stands at 6 feet 2 inches and weighs around 330 pounds, which seems surprisingly light considering that it’s made entirely of metal. For comparison, consider
Just about a year ago we learned Andy Rubin had shifted his focus at Google from Android ("the definition of open") to working with robots, like the ones from its acquisition Boston Dynamics, but tonight reports indicate he is leaving the company entirely. The Information and the Wall Street Journal reported the departure initially, which Google has confirmed. In a statement, CEO Larry Page said "I want to wish Andy all the best with what's next. With Android he created something truly remarkable-with a billion plus happy users. Thank you." The Information reports his departure is the result of some issue with the structure of his team, and that Google research scientist James Kuffner will take over his role directing robotics projects. Filed under: Cellphones, Mobile, Google Comments Source: Wall Street Journal, The Information
Somewhat creepy music but some really impressive stuff. "Military Robots-Boston Dynamics":
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Google Inc has purchased companies such as NEST, Boston Dynamics and robotics advanced in America.
.Don't worry, Google bought Boston Dynamics, so they have THAT end covered, too.
Plus Google just bought up several advanced robotics firms including the famous Boston Dynamics.
the team dynamics changed. Lester can't wait to get back to Boston! Yo gave them confidence!
All you need is Boston Dynamics Robots chasing away protesters and that is the future
let's hope they don't get bought by the Big G. Boston Dynamics + this = me buying cabin in the woods.
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Here are the crazy military robots Google bought
but Boston Dynamics have plenty bots so u might start there.
Seriously if your up, look up Boston dynamics so you know what company will kill us by robots
Boston dynamics seriously is going to make terminators to kill us all
Google image-searching "Boston Dynamics" details the imminent destruction of the human race
Photo: thisistheverge: The world’s fastest running robot is off the leash A relative of Boston Dynamics’...
What does Google want to do with Boston Dynamics? : BIZ TECH : Tech Times
Walking by Boston Dynamics for testing NCBR hazmat suits.
Take a look at some of the military that owns after buying Boston Dynamics
Back at the to shoot Day 2 of the Cellular Dynamics International Conference!
1/2: DARPA’s Gill Pratt: “lots of handwringing in DOD” over Google acquiring Boston Dynamics.
notes Google's acquisition of 8 robotics companies - see video of this full-size droid bot. Stunned.
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Given Google bought the Pentagon's robotics lab Boston Dynamics in Nov, this is simply art imitating life.
The Marine Corps Warfighting Lab in partnership with the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) and Boston Dynamics tested an autonomous robot on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall Sept. 10 2012. Will this robot kill everyone on the planet one day? More at : Interesting Structures & Designs
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Boston Dynamics' (and former CMU prof) Marc Raibert will speak during at Carnegie Mellon,
Google acquiring Boston Dynamics and Apple acquiring Tesla Motors?? Apocalypse will not be a war between two nations is what I believe now.
What Does Google and Military Have in Common? - Google’s acquisition of Boston Dynamics. As we Aussies say...
Google's Evolution From Android To Humanoids 26 Jan 2014 05:15 Blame it on Issac Asimov or on Hollywood films like The Terminator but the first image that comes to mind when one thinks of super-efficient robots is an apocalyptic future. This paranoia was further fed last week when the computationally omniscient Google announced the acquisition of its eighth robotics company over the past few months, the high-profile Boston Dynamics. Boston Dynamics, a spinoff from Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1992, has been closely working for the U.S. military with funding from Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA). The firm claims they make the most advanced robots on earth, and a glance through their online portfolio reveals that this isn't far from the truth. But then why is this global search giant and owner of the world's leading smartphone platform doing business with robot makers? Google has always been clear in its intention of wanting to expand far and wide, and that it is by no means the ...
www.technologyvista.com: Google Invests in Robotics Google has recently confirmed reports that it has bought Boston Dynamics. Boston Dynamics is a robot engineering company that has worked closely with the Pentagon. It has been working on developing war ready robots and it has also developed a humanoid robot. One of the most interesting things about this move is that Boston Dynamics is the eighth robotics form that google has acquired during the last six months. There is much speculation as to what their future plans may be in the robotics industry. Google has indicated that it does not intend to become a military contractor, though it will honor existing contracts. Boston Dynamics has been responsible for creating some very cool stuff, such as a sophisticated humanoid robot. This robot is called ATLAS : DARPA, it is a walking robot that is lifelike and very fascinating. The creation of this robot is seen as being a giant step forward in the development of modern robotics. Boston Dynamics also created a r ...
The horrifying truth about Google's secret project For the past couple of weeks, we've all been wondering why Google bought Boston Dynamics, the company that makes those creepy Big Dog and PETMAN robots for the military. This comes after the company announced a project to eliminate death, and after building a secret installation out of cargo crates on a barge in San Francisco Bay. It's as if Google is in the early stages of building a city state. Was it a secret data center, soon to be outside national jurisdiction? A rejuvenation lab for Ray Kurzweil? No. The truth is much worse. It turns out that Google is using the barge as a marketing device. In an open letter to journalists, a Google rep said, "Although it's still early days and things may change, we're exploring using the barge as an interactive space where people can learn about new technology." Daniel Terdiman, the journalist who broke the barge story in the first place, wrote yesterday that it will also be "a temporary exhibit space." Translation ...
Google acquires developer of military robots - Big Dog, a four-legged robot that can climb muddy hills, and Cheetah, a robot which can outrun the fastest human, are among the robots that now belong to Google Inc. The world's largest Internet search company acquired Boston Dynamics, a privately held company best known for building robots that look as if they belong in a science-fiction movie and which are often co-developed or funded by the U.S. military. The acquisition is the latest by Google's secretive robotics division, led by Andy Rubin, the former boss of the company's Android mobile operating system. Google's new robotics division has acquired more than a half-dozen other robotics companies. Google declined to comment and Boston Dynamics did not return requests for comment. A person familiar with the matter confirmed the deal, which was first reported by the New York Times on Saturday, and said that Google will honor Boston Dynamics' military contracts.
By Mike Loukides, O’Reilly Media We’ve watched the rising interest in robotics for the past few years. It may have started with the birth of FIRST Robotics competitions, continued with the iRobot and the Roomba, and more recently with Google’s driverless cars. But in the last few weeks, there has been a big change. Suddenly, everybody’s talking about robots and robotics. It might have been Jeff Bezos’ remark about using autonomous drones to deliver products by air. It’s a cool idea, though I think it’s farfetched, but that’s another story. Amazon Prime isn’t Amazon’s first venture into robotics: a year and a half ago, they bought Kiva Systems, which builds robots that Amazon uses in their massive warehouses. (Personally, I think package delivery by drone is unlikely for many, many reasons, but that’s another story, and certainly no reason for Amazon not to play with delivery in their labs.) But what really lit the fire was Google’s acquisition of Boston Dynamics, a DARPA contractor ...
I almost cried when I first saw it... A company called Boston Dynamics (You may have heard of them) are building super Robots and they are called the following: CHEETAH, PET MAN, and others. Also stay stead fast in the Lord Jesus Christ, time is short brothers and sisters. Also I checked on the Hal Lindsey Website and it says Israel is in danger, oh my Lord Jesus protect. In 2014 and 2015 the Blood Moons takes place all on Jewish Holidays (That is very significant). The IRS will deduct money from your Tax Returns if you don't buy it... hmmm, why is it being forced? In the next two years look for a super explosion of Knowledge and Technology. Receive Jesus into your heart before it's too late.
Walk Your Dog Austin first look at Steven Colbert breeds Ewoks. Google recently bought Boston Dynamics and Steven Colbert will breed Ewoks to keep us sage
-yeah Google is so evil lol Google has just completed the purchase of Boston Dynamics, a private spin-off company from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, best known for supplying the US military with terrifying robotic animals. BigDog is an all-terrain quadruped that doesn't complain when asked to carry heavy loads; Cheetah can run at 29mph, though its loud engine purr means you wouldn't bet on it surprising a wildebeest. Or the Taliban. Google has so far refused to reveal how much it has paid for Boston Dynamics or what its plans for the robots are. But the search giant might need to rethink its "don't be evil" motto if it plans on reinventing itself as a futuristic arms dealer. What other sinister applications could it have in mind for this robot pooch and kitty? For starters, there's the lucrative online gambling market. BigDog would offer Google the perfect introduction. Just imagine the thrills of the three-mile al-Qaida Handicap chase, in which a field of 28 robotic hounds battle against eac ...
Here's my question to Marissa Mayer, Google Executive (now Yahoo CEO). My question was asked during an interview given by Patrick Norton for Digg Dialogg. With Google's new acquisition of Boston Dynamics, perhaps we should ask again lol. Click here to watch:
So Google has bought a quantum computer, and AI theorist, and now Boston Dynamics robotics. Putting all these pieces together makes for...
Why Google is buying maker of military robots : SAN FRANCISCO: Google may be gearing up to build robots that resemble props in science-fiction movies as the ambitious internet company expands into yet another technological frontier. To gather the expertise and research it needs, Google has purchased eight companies that specialize in robotics this year. The acquisitions are being assembled into a new robotics division headed by Andy Rubin, who oversaw Google's development of Android, now the world's leading mobile operating system. Google added more pieces to its growing toolbox of robotics late last week with the purchase of Boston Dynamics, a military contractor that has raised intrigue by releasing videos of its inventions in recent years. Those inventions include a four-legged robot capable of galloping past Olympian sprinters and a jumping contraption that can leap onto tall buildings. Another video of a creepy-looking four-footed machine has been watched more than 15 million times since it was poste ...
Google acquires Boston Dynamics, a leading robotics company Ars Technica Ron Amadeo Boston Dynamics A few days ago, word got out that Google was building a robotics division. Now, it's already making huge waves in the industry: the New York Times reports that Google has acquired Boston Dynamics, one of the most advanced robotics companies to date. The company will join the new Robotics Division, headed by former Android chief Andy Rubin. Boston Dynamics has typically done work for DARPA and the Pentagon. The company is mostly known for its noisy, four-legged robots, with names like BigDog and AlphaDog. The robots can traverse difficult terrain like snow, muddy mountainside, and ice, and they can even stay upright after a surprise kick from a human. BigDog can carry up to 340 lbs and was originally developed for DARPA as a military pack mule. They've since affixed an arm to BigDog that can throw a cinder block up to 17ft. The company has also worked on faster four-legged robots, like the Cheetah, which can ...
Yep, Google bought out those crazy military robots from Boston Dynamics. And are working on a quantum computer with AI. All hail Skynet.
Great, not only has google teamed up with nsa to create the second generation quantum computer capable of breaking encrypted websites (banks etc.) fairly quickly, because it's so bloody fast it might be capable of AI, but now they are investing heavily into robotics. Skynet here? excerpt: So Google is building a new class of autonomous systems that might do anything… To that end, Boston Dynamics is now the eighth robotics firm Google has bought over the past six months. The search engine giant has been tight-lipped so far about what exactly it plans to do with all of these robots, but it is clear that Boston Dynamics is spearheading a revolution — a robotic revolution.
Google has bought the robotics company that develops various scary animal-like robots for the Pentagon. This means that GOOGLE is now officially a PENTAGON CONTRACTOR. Yes. The idea behind Cheetah and Big Dog is to provide robot drones which can chase, attack and kill people in rugged mountain environments... And Google have just bought the company. It is very very obvious that the STREET VIEW project will provide the 'BRAIN' for these killer robots, so they can hunt and stalk us and 'know' what all our houses, cars and gardens look like. I know that sounds PARANOID. But - let's face it, those streetview cars have been found out stealing wifi passwords and BOSTON DYNAMICS - the company which makes these robots is a Pentagon/DARPA contractor. Boston Dynamics is the eighth robotics company bought up by Google this year. It is also VERY OBVIOUS that Google GLASS is actually a military project in disguise... Its a sort of on-head super-soldier search/record device. Google GLASS is an interface for your ...
Can you imagine what Google will do with a robotics company that it has acquired. Google bought Boston Dynamics whose work has been sponsored by the US military. Among robots that have been made by Boston Dynamics is Cheetah. This robot can walk at 29 mph. The person in charge of robotics was the Google man who was the brain behind the Android operating system. So how will robots be involved in our daily lives in the future? This is the eighth robotics company acquired by Google.
Google recently became a partner with D-Wave on quantum computing development, and just acquired Boston Dynamics.
Boston Dynamics meets Google. 2013 is the time where the new John Connor is born.
You're not freaking out so I can tell you've not been paying attention: Google has acquired Boston Dynamics:
The Day Google Became Skynet - The New York Times reports that Google has just purchased Boston Dynamics, the com...
Google has acquired Boston Dynamics, as the New York Times reports. The company builds robots that can walk and run and have names like BigDog, Cheetah, WildCat and Atlas. Cheetah is said to be able to run faster than Usain Bolt.
Weirded out that Google bought Boston Dynamics: It will be like those spiderbots in MINORITY REPORT "oh we're just mapping your s…
The New York Times reports tonight that Google has acquired Boston Dynamics, builder of terrifying robots DARPA-related projects like WildCat / Cheetah,
Safe yourself! Skynet has risen! - Google has bought robotics company Boston Dynamics.
Google bought Boston Dynamics?! Now BigDog is even more terrifying
Google acquires Boston Dynamics; the company that did the agile running robots.
Google has aquired Boston Dynamics. Creators of Big Dog, Cheetah and Petman robots.
Google just bought a company that makes absolutely insane robots
When I was at MIT in 80s/90s, Boston Dynamics was the future of robotics. If Google buying them doesn't wake you up, I guess yo…
acquires Boston Dynamics, the builder behind Big Dog and Cheetah
Wow. Google acquired Boston Dynamics. Enjoy sunlight folks, I give it 10 years before we are fighting cyborgs from undergroun…
every video I've ever seen of boston dynamics' bigdog robot leads me to believe this company was *** bent on destroying mankind
Google bought Boston Dynamics, that adds a really interesting and scary spectrum to Google's Plans (Skynet anyone?)
With drones, you never saw it coming. These..“Boston Dynamics, maker of 4-legged robots, acquired by Google
So what part of Google's "Don't be evil" comes into play when Boston Dynamics' DARPA projects graduate to DoD?
Big news!!! acquires Boston Dynamics, the best company in the world. What's next?
All Boston Dynamics robots are now required to wear Glass, broadcast live Hangouts and to maintain up-to-date Google+ profil…
Say whaa..?! Google acquires Boston Dynamics, the company that makes the crazy running DARPA
"Google buys Boston Dynamics, maker of spectacular and terrifying robots"
Google acquires Boston Dynamics, makers of robots as cool as they are terrifying
When I think Boston Dynamics, I think robots. Not defense contractor. Unsure why everyone is so focused on the defense part of the deal.
Be nice to Google, they'll be in charge one day. It just bought Boston Dynamics, maker if scary horse-like robots.
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Boston Dynamics, known for spooky fast-moving humanoid military robot prototypes, now bought by Google.
Google Adds to Its Menagerie of Robots: Boston Dynamics and its animal kingdom-themed machines bring significa...
Boston Dynamics, maker of amazing (and terrifying) four-legged robots, has been acquired by Google
Wow. Google bought Boston Dynamics, who makes the Petman robot
has bought robotics company Boston Dynamics
Google has just bought Boston Dynamics, the robotic defense contractor that makes some of the most terrifying robots you've ever seen. Google Big Dog. I'll wait. Back? Yeah, that was scary. Add to this the fact that they now contribute to ALEC and Google appears to be on the verge of becoming the kind of company that Bond villains run. Not cool, Google. Not cool.
Google bought Boston Dynamics today, the robot company that created beasts like this: is the **eighth** robotics company Google's bought in the last 6 months. What are they planning?
Ummm...did Google just buy Boston Dynamics? Because that is equally awesome and terrifying.
Google has acquired robotics engineering company Boston Dynamics. That includes BigDog, a motorized robot that can handle ice and snow as documented in a video that garnered widespread internet popularity. News of the deal was reported on Friday by The New York Times, which says that the ...
It's too cloudy to see the meteor shower, but I just found out that Google has acquired Boston Dynamics, so this night has still managed to leave me speechless.
Google has acquired robotics engineering company Boston Dynamics.
This is the biggest news of the day... Google acquires the awesome robotic company Boston Dynamics. .this points that Google is progressing fast on its Robotic moonshot.Interesting time ahead.
Google just announced that it purchased Boston Dynamics on Friday.
something scary is happening, Google just acquired boston dynamics who makes robots. And I'm talkin bad *** we want to sell these to the military robots.
The PETMAN robot was developed by Boston Dynamics with funding from the DoD CBD program [...]
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Thats incredible ! BigDog climbs in the woods, keeps its balance when kicked and when slipping on ice, travels through snow and mud, jogs 5 mph, and climbs some rubble. Credits : Boston Dynamics with Foster-Miller More at : Interesting Engineering
NASA unveils 6-foot 'superhero robot' Valkyrie by Tim Hornyak original Valkyrie robot Valkyrie has 44 axes of movement and interchangeable arms. (Credit: IEEE Spectrum ) What if NASA's Robonaut grew legs and indulged in steroids? The result might be close to what NASA has unveiled: Valkyrie is a humanoid machine billed as a "superhero robot." Developed at the Johnson Space Center, Valkyrie is a 6.2-foot, 275-pound hulk designed to compete in the DARPA Robotics Challenge (DRC). It will go toe to toe with the Terminator-like Atlas robot from Boston Dynamics in what's shaping up to be an amazing modern-day duel. In an interesting twist, Valkyrie seems to be a girl. While officially genderless, "Valkyrie" (a nickname, since the official designation is R5) evokes the goddess-like females of Norse myth. Its Iron Man-style glowing chest ring nestles in a pronounced bosom that contains linear actuators for waist rotation. "We really wanted to design the appearance of this robot to be one that when you saw it (yo ...
In movies, robots look like us and can do everything we can—only they’re smarter, stronger, faster, and have questionable motives. Robotics firm, Boston Dynamics, may have a lot to do with whether...
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The Defense Advances Research Projects Agency (DARPA), working to bring new technologies for the military use has been known for thinking out of the box and investing into making crazy ideas shape their way into reality. The Boston Dynamics range …… [ 391 more words. ]
As we creep closer to the Robotics Challenge officially getting under way, Boston Dynamics gives us another glimpse of its DARPA-funded ATLAS robot being tested in the lab. This time we get to see the unsettling peek at our future carefully tip-toeing its away across a rock-strewn simulated debris field, with surprising ease and balance.
WildCat is a four-legged robot being developed to run fast on all types of terrain. So far WildCat has run at about 16 mph on flat terrain using bounding and galloping gaits. The video shows WildCat's best performance so far. WildCat is being developed by Boston Dynamics with funding from DARPA's M3 program.
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Humanity, it seems, escaped the Terminator apocalypse: Atlas, the 330-lb. (150 kilograms) robot developed by Boston Dynamics, tripped again — this time during a test at the Florida Institute for Human and Machine Cognition in Pensacola.
Boston Dynamics is incredible. I wonder if Carnegie Mellon does this type of robotics as well.
(Phys.org) —Boston Dynamics, the Waltham, Massachusetts robotics company that receives funds from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), is making more video news. Whether the company turns out videos of intros and updates of robots such as BigDog, or Petman, or Cheetah, its animal-…
*** the latest Boston Dynamics robot is the most impressive/scariest yet.
G+: Pretty amazing what Boston Dynamics is doing with the Wildcat. Does it sound like a 2 stroke engine? …
Boston Dynamics has a new robot called WildCat that can run at 16 mph. via
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I, for one, welcome our running wildcat robot overlords: Boston Dynamics strike again, with a chilling robotic...
Oh holy crap, Boston Dynamics are up to their insane robotic tricks again, WildCat → ~
Sounds like a bee, looks like a crippled horse, but does go fast! :)
Boston Dynamics teaches Atlas to hike rocks
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Oh, sweet baby Jesus. This is the stuff of nightmares. I for one welcome our new quadruped robot overlords, etc.
Boston Dynamics build another machine for my nightmares
Boston Dynamics is building our future robot overlords today. Hooray for the future.
Whoa. Check out Boston Dynamics' new "WildCat" quadruped robot:
Boston Dynamics keep making their four-legged running robot more terrifying: Look at it gallop ac…
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Boston Dynamics puts AlphaDog through more field training, teaches Atlas robot to hike over rocks
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Boston Dynamics gets $10M contract to modify its military robot - Boston Business Journal (blog)
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Artificial muscles lift 80 times their weight, pave the way for robot Superman: . Other than a few models from Boston Dynamics, most ...
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Boston dynamics robots walks on legs not wheels
Boston Dynamics' PETMAN robot is possibly one of the most beautifully terrifying things I've ever seen.
I wish I worked for Boston dynamics
Do you think Boston Dynamics could invent a cafe table that never wobbles?
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