Video: Boston Dynamics gives us a terrifying glimpse into a dystopian future where Santa’s reindeer have been replaced with (highly kickable) trotting robotic dogs.
We love to marvel at the advanced robotics projects funded by the US Department of Defence because they’re so impressively — if clumsily — getting around and doing stuff like real humans. Motherboard’s latest documentary is an important reminder that today’s nerdy research will create the weapons of tomorrow.
Looks like Boston Dynamics’ super creepy hazmat robot, Petman, just got a new best friend. Say hello to Porton Man, the Ministry of Defence’s brand new $2 million, animatronic robot pet.