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The Drill Down 456: No One Behind The Wheel

On this week's Drill Down podcast, driverless ride-sharing is emerging, Russia’s part in hacking the U.S. election, President-Elect Trump meets with tech leaders, Bill Gates leads a fight against climate change,  and much, much more. The post The...
by Geeks of Doom on Dec 16, 2016

The Drill Down 432: Ten Laws Of Robotics

On this week's podcast, the tech world responds to BREXIT, Microsoft revises Asimov’s laws of robotics, Facebook and YouTube filter out extremist content, Facebook wants you to see more of your friends' content, why the car in that ad may not be w...
by Geeks of Doom on Jul 1, 2016

The Drill Down 318: Apple March Event 2016

The Drill Down 318: Apple March Event 2016 The post The Drill Down 318: Apple March Event 2016 appeared first on Geeks of Doom.
by Geeks of Doom on Mar 25, 2016

The Drill Down 415: Life ‘Like’

This week, the Apple/FBI encryption case gets hotter, hundreds of terabytes of storage for billions of years, the next generation of autonomous robots, and you don’t have to just ‘Like’ us anymore ...All this and more on The Drill Down podcast...
by Geeks of Doom on Feb 26, 2016

Boston Dynamics Introduces Next Step Toward Robot Uprising (Video)

Boston Dynamics continues to do some unbelievable work in the realms of robotics, while also helping to ensure that the robotic uprising will indeed happen some day. The latest creation that they're sharing with us is named Atlas, and it walks on its...
by Geeks of Doom on Feb 25, 2016

Atlas, The Next Generation Atlas, designed to operate outdoors and inside buildings. It is specialized for mobile manipulation. It is electrically powered and hydraulically actuated. It uses sensors in its body and legs to balance and LIDAR and stere...
by Aneddotica Magazine on Feb 24, 2016

Happy Holidays From Boston Dynamics’ Robot Reindeer For Christmas Eve Nightmares (Video)

Anyone familiar with Boston Dynamics knows that they're one of the top companies creating the absolutely terrifying (while still totally incredible) robots that will one day rise up and kill or enslave us all. To wish you a happy holiday season, they...
by Geeks of Doom on Dec 24, 2015

Introducing the Newest Member of the Boston Dynamics Robo-family

Meet Spot, the world’s first fully functioning robot dog created by Boston Dynamics. Just like regular dogs, Spot can run, walk, and play fetch. But like a robot, Spot can climb up hills, long staircases, and uses a sensor located in its head to wa...
by Tech 21 Century on Mar 1, 2015

The Boston Dynamics Atlas humanoid robot

Boston Dynamics have created a robot, called the Boston Dynamics Atlas humanoid robot, designed to react in real world activities. This humanoid robot made its first appearance at the DARPA Robotics Challenge Trials back in 2013. In this video of the...
by TheMultiMediaNews on Nov 10, 2014

Why Is Google Building A Robot Army?

Google's Robotic Army Illustration by Paul Lachine Looking back, Google’s emergence as a robotics powerhouse seems obvious—and inevitable. First came the scattered hires of roboticists and the release of self-driving cars into Bay Area traffic. T...
by Cnet Analysis on Mar 12, 2014

Robotics: The Day of the Last Warrior Part Two.

Yesterday, we told you about ‘the Day of the Last Warrior’, a time when military forces use robotics and AI makes the American warfighter obsolete. Specifically, we covered iRobot and Google. Today, we pick up where we left off…at the king o...
by Asxnewbie on Feb 5, 2014

The Drill Down 307: Turning Of The Tide

On this week’s show: Google previously bought seven robotics companies, and this week it buys the Big Dog (literally), Sprint guns for T-Mobile, Instagram wants a piece of Snapchat’s action, Twitter changes [...]The post The Drill Down 307: Turni...
by Geeks of Doom on Dec 20, 2013

Boston Dynamics’in vahşi kedisi Wildcat

Amerikan ordusu için robot üreten Boston Dynamics adlı firma, bu kez de saatte 25 kilometre hızla dört nala koşabilen Wildcat (Vahşi kedi) adlı robotu test etti. Amerikan ordusu için daha önce de Bigdog ve Atlas adı verilen robotların ür...
by on Oct 21, 2013

Boston Dynamics WildCat Robot Breaking New Record

The Boston Dynamics company has introduced a new version of his famous robot WildCat. The Boston Dynamics company has introduced a new The post Boston Dynamics WildCat Robot Breaking New Record appeared first on Top Lists.
by Top popular on Oct 14, 2013

Robotul caine care alearga

Compania Boston Dynamics a dezvăluit cel mai nou robot, intitulat WildCat, ce poate să alerge în aer liber.Robotul este „înrudit” cu Cheetah, robotul care a reuşit anul trecut să alerge mai repede decât Usain Bolt pe un treadmill, însă a...

10 Robots That Are Way More Athletic Than You

Oh, you're a pro swimmer? Well, Swumanoid's an Olympian.
by Cnet Analysis on Aug 1, 2013

The Drill Down 273: The Balcony is Closed

This week, Facebook Home, Anonymous hacks North Korea, Thunderbolt gets bolt-ier, Google Fiber rolls out to Austin, Bitcoin hits a bubble, Wikileaks wants to make a ‘Library of Congress’ of secret government documents, and we say goodbye to Roger...
by Geeks of Doom on Apr 12, 2013

Cheetah Robot runs 28.3 mph; a bit faster than Usain Bolt

Cheetah Robot is a fast-running quadruped developed by Boston Dynamics with funding from DARPA. It just blazed past its previous speed record, getting up to 28.3 mph, about 0.5 mph faster than Usain Bolt's fastest 20 meter split. This version of...
by Namaste! on Jan 17, 2013

Pentagono: robot umanoidi al posto dei poliziotti

Posted in AttualitaTecnologiaSulla scia dell’uragano Sandy, il Pentagono ha chiesto che una squadra di “robot di salvataggio” possa essere progettata in tempo per la prossima “calamità naturale”. La sfida di DARPA Robotics sta creando...
by Il blog del tubo on Nov 6, 2012

Boston Dynamics Breaks Speed Record for Legged Robots

A look at two of the cheetah-inspired quadrupeds competing in DARPA's M3 program.
by Plastic Pals on May 21, 2012

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