Boston Dynamics is close to delivering the break dancing robots I never knew I always wanted.
What a wonderful time to be alive (for two or three years before ultimately they adapt this tech into weaponized murderbots)!
@benj_red spinning on their hands with their feet guns flailing about
@benj_red Will I be able to afford to have myself soldered into one of these when I'm too old to walk?
@benj_red Almost the most amazing part about it is the balance corrections it made with its arms.
@demonkind it's mesmerizing to watch
@benj_red "never knew I always wanted"
@benj_red @chr cool! Also I'm generally optimistic about the threat of death bota but that straight up looks like a reaper from Titanfall
@benj_red Enjoy for now, in a couple of years he will be knocking at your door asking for John Connor
Gee Whiz, Softbank.
It's good to know the name of the company that will kill all humans.
Other break dancing murderbots: check out this windmill flamethrower headspin into semiautomatic air flare 1990.
Me, as a break dancing murderbot:
@benj_red I think its more than 2-3 probably about 5-20 years before we get murderbots on this chassis.
@benj_red This is one of those days where I suddenly realize we are significantly closer to the cyberpunk future than we were the year before.
@benj_red "Welcome human! I will dance you the end of your species!"
@benj_red Ie peux avoir vne gambe bioniqve (ta mère) comme le sieur robot ?
@benj_red technically, that's freerunning, isn't it
@Karneolius yes, it looks like that’s what they’re going for here. They’ll probably need to tighten-up the design a bit before it’s ready for the dance floor.
@benj_red Oh la VACHE ! Ils on fait de sacrés progrès sur la bipédie °o°
@benj_red Like most Boston Dynamics videos, there is a seriously creepy vibe here.
Bang on. These are the robot cops of the future. Nothing good will come of this, as very little good has come of most tech lately.
@benj_red @mherrb Hitting the uncanny valley
@benj_red My bank, the Triodos Bank, does not invest in Google, because Google owned Boston Dynamics and Boston Dyn serves the military.