Tag: boston dynamics

  • Your Robot Future

    Your Robot Future

    Two versions for you. One a dystopian robot beehive and the other, a thin veneer of joyful play hiding a powerful and increasingly sophisticated machine. Exhibit One the Ocado beehive Robots used by the UK online-grocer Ocado zip back and forth across “the grid” delivering good to human packers who box everything up for shipment […]

  • Childhood Nightmare

    The stuff of nightmares when I was growing up was this scene from the slasher, Trilogy of Terror. Boston Dynamics released an update And, of course, Black Mirror perfected the terror in Metalhead.

  • Robots copy Nature

    As soon as Google announced it was acquiring the scary mechanical cheetah company Boston Dynamics, twitter exploded into a series of snarky comments about self-aware robots from a company that knows everything about you chasing after you to watch more YouTube. Say what you will, Boston Dynamic is a fascinating company. I’ve marveled at BD’s […]