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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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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
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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.
Here are the crazy military robots Google bought
but Boston Dynamics have plenty bots so u might start there.
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Boston dynamics seriously is going to make terminators to kill us all
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What does Google want to do with Boston Dynamics? : BIZ TECH : Tech Times
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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
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 ... 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.
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-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:
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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…
Google acquires Boston Dynamics the robot builder behind Big Dog and Cheetah
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.
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 [...]
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.
( —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
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! :)
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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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Why is everything Boston Dynamics works on creepy?
Boston Dynamics puts AlphaDog through more field training, teaches Atlas robot to hike over rocks
Watch this: The world's fastest robot runner is off the leash
Boston Dynamics gets $10M contract to modify its military robot - Boston Business Journal (blog)
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?
Sorry, I believe it was Boston Dynamics, not Boston Mechanics with the cheetabot. mM bad,
Looking forward to placing my head on a robotic body, maybe Boston Dynamics can hook one up.
Marines Walk 'Big Dog' Robot | Video: US robotics company Boston Dynamics has been giving its latest mechanica...
Boston Dynamics Big Dog (new video March 2008) - funny how I have an emotion to this.
Five scary robots designed by Boston Dynamics
Five scary robots designed by Boston Dynamics - Our robo-cheetah overlords may have some stiff competition
Cheetah-cub Robot Mimics the Real Thing, Stable Even at Top Speeds: Remember watching Boston Dynamics’ cheetah...
People, the robots are coming, they're real and flipping scary > > Boston Dynamics
Because of the risks involved in rescue aid workers and human response teams, DARPA awarded Boston Dynamics, Inc. a $10.9 million contract to manufacture humanoid robots that are bi-pedal, built like humans and have a sensor head with on-board computing capabilities. Completion of the project is expected for August of 2014. These robots are being created to assist in excavation and rescue missions, according to DARPA . They could also be employed to evacuation operations during either man-made or natural disasters. Kent Massey, director of advanced programs for HDT Robotics , who attended the DARPA meeting in which the purpose of the allocation of humanoid robotic technology was explained, said: “The goal of this Grand Challenge is to create a humanoid robot that can operate in an environment built for people and use tools made for people. The specific challenge is built around an industrial disaster response.” Another of DARPA’s interests into robotics is the Avatar for the allocation of bi-pedal r ...
Our mission is to build the most advanced robots on Earth, with remarkable mobility, agility, dexterity and speed. For more information about Boston Dynamics...
Chip Berlet on the Boston Bombing: Ignoring the Dynamics of the Holocaust
Boston Dynamics : Cheetah Robot and a New World Speed Record at 28.3 mph - Faster than Usain Bolt
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How The Boston Bombing Is Already Being Exploited To Introduce Tyranny the dynamics of liberty have just been erased
"For those who can’t grasp what has happened here, let me explain; the dynamics of liberty have just been erased."
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Which is not to say that there are NO analogous psychological or political dynamics there. But what happened in Boston isn't *actual rape*.
Petman Tests Camo: Initial testing of the Boston Dynamics-built PETMAN robot in a chemical protection suit and...
cool, but yeah, it is very slow. Boston dynamics have a better robot Big Dog
Whether or not you think the bros were responsible for the dynamics have changed when talking about the North Caucasus.
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how does Boston change the dynamics? Also, not sure how this gets through House--with regular order and Hastert rule.
Boston Dynamics only 15min away from Watertown. can't believe we didn't get to see the cheetah in action...if not for this, then when??
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could be scarier than any of Boston Dynamics' inventions.
Dear Boston Dynamics, please stop making things that will eventually kill us
You remember Boston Dynamics "Big Dog"? Well, here it is with it's new brick throwing tentacle.
Big Dog from Boston Dynamics, now with a head & mouth:
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Photo: pazzojinn: oldthunder: Boston Dynamics | PETMAN I want to buy whoever gave him a siren head ALL THE...
Boston Dynamics robot that uses crescent-shaped legs to scale rough terrain:
I am such a nerd but i love this video.. so cool and creeepy omg.. Boston Dynamics Big Dog: via
"Big Dog" looks terrifying. Also "Boston Dynamics" makes me think of Massive Dynamics.
Massive D... I mean Boston Dynamics, making tap-dancing robots that will throw a big brick at you. Somehow more cute than disturbing.
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The 'Sand Flea' from Boston Dynamics has a fantastic jumping ability, from ground to two-storey roof top in a...
More video of Boston Dynamics 'LS3' doing some field tests...
Boston Dynamics 'Big Dog' becomes 'LS3'. Getting itself armoured up and resprayed with a camouflage paint job.
marching band, The Blue and Gold Marching Machine, was developed by Boston Dynamics in association with JPL for the Rose Parade.
DARPA and Boston Dynamics has you covered
High leaping recon modeled after sand fleas that can jump 200x their length [VIDEO]
BigDog (Boston Dynamics) picking up and throwing a heavy brick while maintaining balance.
Military Robotics: Boston Dynamics Big Dog -YouTube: -Robots walk, slip and recover on ICE
Boston Dynamics' BigDog is possibly my favourite robot. And now it can throw stuff!
The team at Boston Dynamics have nudged me one step closer to moving to a desert island with this new footage of it's very Metal Gear-like BigDog throwing cinder blocks. It was scary enough when the thing could run faster than a Cheetah.
Go home, robot, you're drunk: Boston Dynamics' BigDog can now hurl cinderblocks - Digital Trends
You better duck when Boston Dynamics' BigDog robot hurtles a cinder block your way.
How come no mention of post museum, gohd, pigeonhole, pink dot, ari, iseas, boston dynamics, urban farms and gorengan in this SDN calendar?!
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The Announcement Of a Cyborg Age PETMAN is an anthropomorphic robot developed by Boston Dynamics for testing special clothing used by US military personnel. ...
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AlphaDog: Robot designed to assist humans in carrying heavy equipment over rough terrain.
Man's mechanical best friend: The robot dog that can follow its owner for 20 miles (but just hope it
Boston Dynamics (designers of Big Dog) are one step closer to bringing the T1000 to life:
Boston Dynamics are getting deep into the uncanny valley these days.
The same people are responsible for everything!! Boston Dynamics Big Dog (new video March 2008): via
There's always next year. Boston Dynamics looks like it's workingon some pretty sweet death machines evey time we see a new vid.
Hearing from the Boston RedSox IT Director this morning on how they use their Dynamics CRM system to manage their business!
lets go Boston Dynamics you already have a monster
Video: DARPA Stair-Climbing Robot Gets Arms - A humanoid robot that robotics pioneer Boston Dynamics has been develo...
Boston Dynamics is developing an advanced humanoid robot, what they've achieved so far is incredible...
Four new robots were inducted into the Robot Hall of Fame (RHOF) during a recent ceremony at Carnegie Science Center in Pittsburgh — Aldebaran Robotics' NAO humanoid, iRobot's PackBot bomb disposal robot, Boston Dynamics' four-legged BigDog and WALL-E, the fictional robot of the namesake Pixar movie...
Fans of the game show Ninja Warrior will immediately recognize the similarity of this test apparatus as the Spider Climb. Of course that's not a human contestant, but a humanoid robot developed by Boston Dynamics. And it's not actually clinging to the vertical walls as its only support.
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When we last saw Boston Dynamics' AlphaDog (aka LS3), it was strutting through outdoor trials with the subtlety of a nuclear missile: for
I'm officially a Robotic Test Engineer for Boston Dynamics. One of the most advanced robotic R&d companies in the world. I'm incredibly humbled and blessed to have this oppurtunity to do things that all of us sci-fi geeks can usually only dream about ;)
Would be fun to combine some of these: with some of the Boston Dynamics ones (e.g.
Back in April, Jeff brought you the news that DARPA (Defense Advanced Research Project Agency) was looking for humanoid robots to assist in disaster areas that
Boston dynamics has made a robot that can literally stalk you through the woods using the traces your smartphone gives off. Hello, robot apocalypse.
A new video of AlphaDog has been released by Boston Dynamics: Wait till 1:07 to see it stand up on its own.
The new DARPA Robot LS3 is a rough-terrain robot that walks, runs, climbs and carries heavy loads. BigDog is powered by an engine that drives a hydraulic act...
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Fall Tour 2012 was a HUGE success! Thank you to the Boston College Dynamics, Tufts Jackson Jills, The Trinity...
At :38 it looks like it is ready to dish out some business. Like the baddest video game you never played. Must see!
As our next B2B IT Forum approaches, some thoughts on the changing dynamics of selling: via
The folks at DARPA are constantly finding new ways to eliminate the need for animals and humans altogether. This robotic mule is their latest foray in that venture.
On first viewing Boston Dynamics' latest creation, the LS3 (Legged Squad Support System), I could not help but be taken back to the AT-AT (All Terrain Armoured Transport) walker, as depicted in the Star…
Beautiful to see! “Boston Dynamics robots can run faster than Usain Bolt. Amazing More:
Original Saturday Night Fever Intro remake with the PETMAN robot prototype from Boston Dynamics. And the best is: ...
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The World's Coolest Robots - very life like biomimtics great from Boston Dynamics
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Boston Dynamics' walking robot challenger to ASIMO - PETMAN (video):
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Boston Dynamics' Cheetah will hunt you down faster than any person (video) -- Engadget
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- Great video. Any chance of a Boston Dynamics interview about Big Dog?
They drew up a pact years ago. Boston Dynamics gets the land, Festo gets the sky
okay I really want one of thos boston dynamics cargo robots, but I WANT TO BE THE CARGO
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This is the Army news channel Benning Report spot on the Boston Dynamics robot Big Dog. This video was uploaded from a .wmv file available on the Boston Dyna...
Boston Dynamics has improved the LS3 "Alphadog" — a robotic, four-legged craft to be stealthier and more intelligent. |
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This week, robotics company Boston Dynamics dazzled us with the latest member of its robot menagerie: a robot that looks and acts like a mule, with hoof-like feet, a trotting gait and special sensors that enables it to follow a human over difficult terrain.
The US military is developing a robotic pack mule to accompany soldiers in the field. Called "AlphaDog", the machine bears an uncanny resemblance to a real pack mule and is the latest product of US robotics company Boston Dynamics. Powered by Producer : Reuters
Following Professor Noel Sharkey’s warning that the fleet of robots being developed for DARPA will ultimately be used to “kill people,” Boston Dynamics has released a new video showcasing how its LS3 robot is able to autonomously track humans over rugged terrain.
Seen here stalking its human prey, a member of Boston Dynamics' army of 'Legged Squad Support Systems' (the grandchildren of Big Dog) prepares to move in for the kill. Allegedly the robots were programmed for DARPA to be able...
Cheetah Robot is a fast-running quadruped developed by Boston Dynamics with funding from DARPA. It just blazed past its previous speed record, getting up to ...
Boston Dynamics continues to push the boundaries of creepiness. We have arrived in skynet killer robot territory.
Boston Dynamics always makes the creepiest robots.
Earlier this year, we brought you the news that the DARPA-funded Cheetah robot, crafted by the robotics masterminds at Boston Dynamics, broke the world's land speed record for robots with an 18 mph sprint. This week, the big cat inspired automaton shattered that record, travelling at a speed-blur in...
The scarier thing about that Boston Dynamics cheetah robot is that it falls down a few times to it's knees at 28mph but just keeps on going.
Let's face it, we're doomed as a species, because one day, Boston Dynamics is gonna unleash its army of DARPA-funded droids and wipe
..for some reason, I'm just a little uncomfortable with where this is heading.
It's obvious the engineers at Boston Dynamics were aiming for the stars when they named their four-legged robot Cheetah. And they bagged a star, sort of, when they turned the gizmo loose for a speed test on a treadmill, cranking him up to a speed of 28.
Developed for DARPA, Boston Dynamics' Cheetah robot broke a new speed record recently, and it's capable of running at 28.3 mph, on a treadmill. That's faster than Usain Bolt, the current fastest man on Earth. Usain Bolt's fastest speed over 20 meters was 27.78 mph. The Che
The world's fastest runner has nothing on a four-legged mechanism built by a Massachusetts robotics manufacturer. According to Boston Dynamics, which is
Boston Dynamics might as well change their name to Skynet
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The engineering company builds a high speed robot that can outrun an Olympian.
Been following Boston Dynamics' updates for a few years and it's amazing how fast things are going. See their robots at
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In this astonishing test video, the Cheetah four-legged robot by Boston Dynamics sprints at 28.3 MPH, a new landspeed record for
Boston Dynamics and backed by the US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (Darpa) is tested a robotic cheetah that can run faster than usman bolt. The ultimate aim of this project is to make cheetah hunt and kill enemies. Oops another science fiction taking life. Hope this cheetah doesn't get hacked.
Boston Dynamics, the people who brought you the spunky little sand flea robot and the brawny BigDog robot, have improved upon their Cheetah robot design. It can now run a record 28.3 miles per hour.
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Another amazing albeit scary creation from Boston Dynamics.
Boston Dynamics must be an amazingly interesting place to work. These are only the robots they show us...
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Move over Big Dog, Boston Dynamics is working on the Cheetah robot:
Did ya think I would forget that the USA is trying to develop a perfect killing machine? Not that they do not already have them, they are called soldiers who do their jobs, quite well as a matter of fact and tempered with 'discretion' during times of need. But what they really want is a machine that does not have any weaknesses like 'discretion.' Can you say, "I'LL BE BACK!" at 30 miles and hour?
Boston Dynamics is at the forefront of creating locomotive robots
morning speed read: US jobs report scheduled for release at 8:30am expected to show 120k jobs added and an unemployment rate maintaining at 8.3%, robotics company Boston Dynamics backed by US Defense Advanced Research Project Agency (DARPA) has created a robotic cheetah capable of reaching a top speed of 28.3mph; this design is meant to run insurgents down during military operations in the desert on search and destroy missions, McDonalds has introduced a vegetarian menu in India to accommodate Hindu and Muslim diets that abstain from beef, the Chicago Teachers Union has scheduled a strike beginning September 10 in response to disputes over teacher evaluations and increased pay for experienced teachers, and you can be the life of the tailgate party with a portable stripper pole from Platinum Stages who created the device for attachment to the ball hitch of any truck or SUV.
The Cheetah, a quadrupedal machine built by Boston Dynamics and backed by Darpa, the US Defence Department's research division.
Quadruped robot blows past Usain Bolt with a new top speed of 28.3 mph
Created by Boston Dynamics, Cheetah is allegedly now the fastest legged robot on the planet. The U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) relea...
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Boston Dynamics's sprinting robot, Cheetah, has now broken the land-speed record for humans, clocking speeds of...
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The quadrupedal pack robot from Boston Dynamics, designed for military use.
Move over Big Dog — the Cheetah robot has just outpaced Usain Bolt.
This is the latest video from Boston Dynamics, the company famous for creating the dynamically stable quadruped Big Dog. Just six months ago, we saw this Cheetah robot run at 18mph, crush...
If the sight of Boston Dynamics' unstoppable Alpha Dog didn't convince you of the coming robot apocalypse, then perhaps a glimpse of its bipedal re
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) contracted Boston Dynamics to build a fast, agile robot that can go places we aren't suppose to be and to leave very quickly in case something goes wrong.
The Boston Dynamics/DARPA partnership is starting to look more like Cyberdyne systems. Armed robots operating under supervised autonomy, seriously?
Boston Dynamics Robot runs at a sustained 28 MPH!!! These are the guys that developed Big Dog Petman Sand Flea and others check out their you tube channel
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Robots from Boston Dynamics will perform evacuation procedures.
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Shoot to Kill: Autonomous Robots Developed By DARPA Will Not Question Orders The Defense Advanced Projects Research Agency (DARPA) Autonomous Robotic Manipulation (ARM) program seeks to find ways to utilize different remote robotic manipulation systems that are controlled by humans. This program is divided into 3 aspects: • Hardware: to design dexterous multi-fingered robotic hands • Software: develop complex algorithms for grasping, manipulation and sensory perception • Outreach: beta-testing robotics in public forums to further study robotic autonomy In 2010, DARPA revealed a robot at the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International Conference in Denver that was interactive in a public forum. Participants would write software and have the robot preform specified tasks. The goal of this event was to show that robots were being developed by the US government to preform “dangerous tasks” such as disarming an explosive device thereby reducing “significant human interaction”. Universi ...
The Cheetah robot from Boston Dynamics, makers of BigDog, has set a new legged-robot speed record, and actually tops out at speeds that woul...
A robot cheetah built by Boston Dynamics is reported to be able to out run Usain Bolt. I'm very unimpressed since we already built a Jaguar that can easily outrun him, so long as the gas tank is filled.
There is a BBC documentary about the search for artificial intelligence (if you search artificial intelligence BBC documentary, its the first that comes up) on It is amazing. Anyone in the cognitive sciences needs to watch it. To look at the current state of most cognitive disciplines in academia and then to see how far ahead cognitive science is at places like Honda, Boston Dynamics, Hanson Robotics, GE, Lockheed Martin, IBM (referring to Watson here), Etc. it is mind boggling.
Boston Dynamics is the leading provider of human simulation software, tools, and solutions. Organizations worldwide use its products and services for simulation-based training, mission-planning, analysis, and virtual prototyping applications.
Boston Dynamics just released a new video of the Big Dog on ice and snow, and also demoing its walking gait.
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