In other, much more promising robotics news, this is a video of a Boston Dynamics Spot quadruped robot taking a rather unpleasant spill during a live demonstration at Amazon's re:MARS tech conference. It's like it suffered from a sensory overload and went haywire. Thankfully, initiating play dead mode prevented it from leaping into the audience and attacking everyone like it had initially planned. That's a relief. Also, an important lesson. "Which is?" Never sit in the front row, and always have an exit strategy. "Valuable information." PROTIP: smoke bombs and grappling hook. Keep going for two different angles of the spill.http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/geekologie/iShm/~3/XI6lyzlMlqI/boston-dynamics-spot-robot-takes-a-hard.php" target="_blank">Read More . . .
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