Robots

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You Can Finally Buy Boston Dynamics’ Spot, But You Can’t Use It For Evil

Last September, after debuting several years prior, Boston Dynamics’ impressively agile robotic dog Spot was made available to a select number of companies as an experiment to see how the robot would perform outside of the company’s R&D labs. A year later, Spot is now officially available for sale, although…

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This Wall-Smashing Wearable Robot Arm Is Also the Perfect Social Distancing Tool

Before autonomous robots completely replace humans in the workplace, we’re going to see a hybrid approach where workers augmented with extra robotic limbs will work safer, easier, and faster. In the case of this robotic third arm that can smash through walls, these upgrades will potentially also be an effective…