Posts tagged "robot dogs"

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The slippery slope of Facebook gay marriage icons
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These robot dogs from Reclaim2Fame might not be as hyper-intelligent as K-9 but I bet they are just as loyal. 

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Hollywood: where’s my CGI Dynomutt?

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Forbidden Worlds #130, September 1965, cover by Kurt Schaffenberger


When the time comes that we really have to face robot dogs for survival, i just hope we’re armed with more than just “magic”!

comicbookcovers:

Forbidden Worlds #130, September 1965, cover by Kurt Schaffenberger

When the time comes that we really have to face robot dogs for survival, i just hope we’re armed with more than just “magic”!

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BigDog ‘mule’ robot wreaks havoc with herculean throwing arm
Boston Dynamics’ BigDog rough-terrain robot just got even more terrifying, with the addition of a front-mounted arm that lets it toss around cinderblocks like soda cans. To get the job done, the 240-pound quadruped uses the same approach as human athletes, recruiting the strength in its legs and torso to power the throw.


Just make sure you’re not standing right in front when it says, “Fetch!”

thisistheverge:

BigDog ‘mule’ robot wreaks havoc with herculean throwing arm

Boston Dynamics’ BigDog rough-terrain robot just got even more terrifying, with the addition of a front-mounted arm that lets it toss around cinderblocks like soda cans. To get the job done, the 240-pound quadruped uses the same approach as human athletes, recruiting the strength in its legs and torso to power the throw.

Just make sure you’re not standing right in front when it says, “Fetch!”

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Austria’s entrant in the race to create a robot dog. Look out, Rover, your days may be numbered!

(via IEEE Spectrum)