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techcentral.ie
Towards a new vision of roboticsThe Atlas robot tackling rough terrain. Image: Boston Dynamics/YouTube Pulp fu
Towards a new vision of robotics
techcentral.ie / Posted 3 days ago
The Atlas robot tackling rough terrain. Image: Boston Dynamics/YouTube Pulp futures make for great stories but the future of AI isn't about replicating the human Listeners to last week’s TechRadio will know about the current celebrations... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Giant American MegaBot gears up to battle Japanese rival KuratasMegabots co-founder Gui Cavalcanti with his Mk II robot at the company's headqu
Giant American MegaBot gears up to battle Japanese rival Kuratas
Brisbane Times / Posted 5 days ago
Megabots co-founder Gui Cavalcanti with his Mk II robot at the company's headquarters in Oakland, California. Photo: Aric Crabb / MCT The hulking, 4.5-metre tall robot rests on its tank treads in a Californian warehouse, waiting for the coming war... Read more
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WA Today
Giant American MegaBot gears up to battle Japanese rival KuratasMegabots co-founder Gui Cavalcanti with his Mk II robot at the company's headqu
Giant American MegaBot gears up to battle Japanese rival Kuratas
WA Today / Posted 5 days ago
Megabots co-founder Gui Cavalcanti with his Mk II robot at the company's headquarters in Oakland, California. Photo: Aric Crabb / MCT The hulking, 4.5-metre tall robot rests on its tank treads in a Californian warehouse, waiting for the coming war... Read more
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The Age
Giant American MegaBot gears up to battle Japanese rival KuratasMegabots co-founder Gui Cavalcanti with his Mk II robot at the company's headqu
Giant American MegaBot gears up to battle Japanese rival Kuratas
The Age / Posted 5 days ago
Megabots co-founder Gui Cavalcanti with his Mk II robot at the company's headquarters in Oakland, California. Photo: Aric Crabb / MCT The hulking, 4.5-metre tall robot rests on its tank treads in a Californian warehouse, waiting for the coming war... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Giant American MegaBot gears up to battle Japanese rival KuratasMegabots co-founder Gui Cavalcanti with his Mk II robot at the company's headqu
Giant American MegaBot gears up to battle Japanese rival Kuratas
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 5 days ago
Megabots co-founder Gui Cavalcanti with his Mk II robot at the company's headquarters in Oakland, California. Photo: Aric Crabb / MCT The hulking, 4.5-metre tall robot rests on its tank treads in a Californian warehouse, waiting for the coming war... Read more
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Canberra Times
Giant American MegaBot gears up to battle Japanese rival KuratasMegabots co-founder Gui Cavalcanti with his Mk II robot at the company's headqu
Giant American MegaBot gears up to battle Japanese rival Kuratas
Canberra Times / Posted 5 days ago
Megabots co-founder Gui Cavalcanti with his Mk II robot at the company's headquarters in Oakland, California. Photo: Aric Crabb / MCT The hulking, 4.5-metre tall robot rests on its tank treads in a Californian warehouse, waiting for the coming war... Read more
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PhysOrg
Robot wars: Giant robot gears up to battle Japanese rivalThe hulking, 15-foot-tall robot rests on its tank treads in a West Oakland ware
Robot wars: Giant robot gears up to battle Japanese rival
PhysOrg / Posted 7 days ago
The hulking, 15-foot-tall robot rests on its tank treads in a West Oakland warehouse, waiting for the coming war against its powerful nemesis across the sea. It looks fearsome. One arm is a missile launcher and the other a cannon. Some of that is... Read more
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The Fremont Argus
Robot wars: Bay Area giant robot gears up to battle Japanese rivalOAKLAND -- The hulking, 15-foot-tall robot rests on its tank treads in a West O
Robot wars: Bay Area giant robot gears up to battle Japanese rival
The Fremont Argus / Posted 11 days ago
OAKLAND -- The hulking, 15-foot-tall robot rests on its tank treads in a West Oakland warehouse, waiting for the coming war against its powerful nemesis across the sea. It looks fearsome. One arm is a missile launcher and the other a cannon. Some of... Read more
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The Philippine Inquirer
What you missed in tech last week: IDF, Ashley Madison, humanoid killing machinesIF YOU WERE TOO BUSY to get your fix of technology news last week, we've rounde
What you missed in tech last week: IDF, Ashley Madison, humanoid killing machines
The Philippine Inquirer / Posted 11 days ago
IF YOU WERE TOO BUSY to get your fix of technology news last week, we've rounded up the biggest stories you missed. Intel had a busy week, and The INQUIRER attended the firm's annual developer forum in San Francisco. Last week we also documented... Read more
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Contra Costa Times Newspapers
Robot wars: Bay Area giant robot gears up to battle Japanese rivalOAKLAND -- The hulking, 15-foot-tall robot rests on its tank treads in a West O
Robot wars: Bay Area giant robot gears up to battle Japanese rival
Contra Costa Times Newspapers / Posted 14 days ago
OAKLAND -- The hulking, 15-foot-tall robot rests on its tank treads in a West Oakland warehouse, waiting for the coming war against its powerful nemesis across the sea. It looks fearsome. One arm is a missile launcher and the other a cannon. Some of... Read more
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Silicon Valley
Robot wars: Bay Area giant robot gears up to battle Japanese rivalOAKLAND -- The hulking, 15-foot-tall robot rests on its tank treads in a West O
Robot wars: Bay Area giant robot gears up to battle Japanese rival
Silicon Valley / Posted 14 days ago
OAKLAND -- The hulking, 15-foot-tall robot rests on its tank treads in a West Oakland warehouse, waiting for the coming war against its powerful nemesis across the sea. It looks fearsome. One arm is a missile launcher and the other a cannon. Some of... Read more
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Inside Bay Area
Robot wars: Bay Area giant robot gears up to battle Japanese rivalOAKLAND -- The hulking, 15-foot-tall robot rests on its tank treads in a West O
Robot wars: Bay Area giant robot gears up to battle Japanese rival
Inside Bay Area / Posted 14 days ago
OAKLAND -- The hulking, 15-foot-tall robot rests on its tank treads in a West Oakland warehouse, waiting for the coming war against its powerful nemesis across the sea. It looks fearsome. One arm is a missile launcher and the other a cannon. Some of... Read more
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The Mercury News
Robot wars: Bay Area giant robot gears up to battle Japanese rivalOAKLAND -- The hulking, 15-foot-tall robot rests on its tank treads in a West O
Robot wars: Bay Area giant robot gears up to battle Japanese rival
The Mercury News / Posted 14 days ago
OAKLAND -- The hulking, 15-foot-tall robot rests on its tank treads in a West Oakland warehouse, waiting for the coming war against its powerful nemesis across the sea. It looks fearsome. One arm is a missile launcher and the other a cannon. Some of... Read more
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Computer Business Review
Alphabet-owned Boston Dynamics unveil robots to rival humansCompany plans to introduce robots with printed hydraulic elements. Last week t
Alphabet-owned Boston Dynamics unveil robots to rival humans
Computer Business Review / Posted 16 days ago
Company plans to introduce robots with printed hydraulic elements. Last week the company took the Atlas, a high mobility, humanoid robot, for a walk in the woods. The robot has been designed to navigate in outdoor and rough terrains. It is capable... Read more
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Daily Mail
Artist uses iPhone to capture movie characters in everyday settingsFrom Baywatch babes to Marge Simpson as a Queen's Guard: Photographer uses iPho
Artist uses iPhone to capture movie characters in everyday settings
Daily Mail / Posted 16 days ago
From Baywatch babes to Marge Simpson as a Queen's Guard: Photographer uses iPhone to capture his favorite movie characters in everyday settings History teacher and amateur artist Francois Dourlen uses stills from cult movies to produce his unique... Read more
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Daily Mail
The science of the Martian: Nasa reveals technologies behind the filmThe science of The Martian: Nasa reveals the real technologies that allow Matt
The science of the Martian: Nasa reveals technologies behind the film
Daily Mail / Posted 16 days ago
The science of The Martian: Nasa reveals the real technologies that allow Matt Damon to survive on the red planet in blockbuster movie The film, released in October, tells the story of an astronaut who is stranded on Mars after a storm Second... Read more
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redOrbit
VIDEO: Oh, just a humanoid robot strolling through the forestAfter poor Hitchbot’s cross-country journey came to an end when it was vandaliz
VIDEO: Oh, just a humanoid robot strolling through the forest
redOrbit / Posted 16 days ago
After poor Hitchbot’s cross-country journey came to an end when it was vandalized in Philadelphia, one might think that robotics companies would be hesitant to allow their valuable creations out into the world. Then again, not every robot is as... Read more
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The Philippine Inquirer
Report shows direct correlation between technology and going to the pubRESEARCHERS HAVE proved that the march of technology is actually increasing the
Report shows direct correlation between technology and going to the pub
The Philippine Inquirer / Posted 16 days ago
RESEARCHERS HAVE proved that the march of technology is actually increasing the number of jobs available to humans, rather than making them obsolete. A new study by Deloitte has shown that the rise in spending power has created better efficiencies... Read more
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Daily Mail
Rare 'red sprite' thunderstorm feature captured from the ISSRed sprite at night, astronaut's delight! Rare flash of light above a thunderst
Rare 'red sprite' thunderstorm feature captured from the ISS
Daily Mail / Posted 16 days ago
Red sprite at night, astronaut's delight! Rare flash of light above a thunderstorm in Mexico is captured from the ISS Astronauts captured a red sprite on camera from the International Space Station 249 miles (400km) above Earth The image, taken on... Read more
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IGN
Boston Dynamics' Bipedal Robot Walks Through a ForestIf you go down to the woods today... Boston Dynamics' humanoid robot Atlas has
Boston Dynamics' Bipedal Robot Walks Through a Forest
IGN / Posted 16 days ago
If you go down to the woods today... Boston Dynamics' humanoid robot Atlas has ventured out into the wild. We're used to the Google-owned tech company impressing us with its robotics, but this is the first time we've seen one of its bipedal robots... Read more
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Boston Globe
Watch this two-legged Boston robot stumble around in the woodsThe footage of Atlas staggering through underbrush and across trails is both im
Watch this two-legged Boston robot stumble around in the woods
Boston Globe / Posted 17 days ago
The footage of Atlas staggering through underbrush and across trails is both impressive and entertaining. “Out in the world is just a totally different challenge from the lab,” said Boston Dynamics founder Marc Raibert at the Fab Lab 11 Conference... Read more
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The Register
Been sleeping well lately? No nightmares? Here's a lumbering Google bigfoot botBoston Dynamics, the Google-owned mobile robot developer, has posted a new demo
Been sleeping well lately? No nightmares? Here's a lumbering Google bigfoot bot
The Register / Posted 17 days ago
Boston Dynamics, the Google-owned mobile robot developer, has posted a new demonstration of its Atlas robot walking around the forest. In the video, Boston Dynamics founder Marc Raibert shows how the Atlas anthropomorphic robot is being developed to... Read more
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Perth Now
Robots could soon take over the worldDriverless cars are just the beginning. South Australia could be the centre of
Robots could soon take over the world
Perth Now / Posted 17 days ago
Driverless cars are just the beginning. South Australia could be the centre of a robotic revolution. Now there’s some really advanced manufacturing, and people keep saying that’s where the jobs are. Premier Jay Weatherill has said the driverless... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Google's humanoid robot roams forestIf you go down to the woods today you're sure of a big surprise... Google's Bo
Google's humanoid robot roams forest
Sky News Australia / Posted 17 days ago
If you go down to the woods today you're sure of a big surprise... Google's Boston Dynamics has unveiled video of its Atlas robot roaming a forest. The footage shows the humanoid machine, with a power cord trailing from its back, unsteadily... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Google's robot takes a walk on the wild sideMarc Raibert, the founder of Boston Dynamics, unveiled the footage at a confere
Google's robot takes a walk on the wild side
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 17 days ago
Marc Raibert, the founder of Boston Dynamics, unveiled the footage at a conference in Massachusetts earlier this month. It shows the 1.88m Atlas robot making tentative steps through a forest before breaking into a fairly pacy run, as well as being... Read more
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PhysOrg
Boston Dynamics founder shares robot updates at Fab Lab meetThe setting: The 11th Fab Lab Conference and Symposium in Cambridge, Massachuse
Boston Dynamics founder shares robot updates at Fab Lab meet
PhysOrg / Posted 17 days ago
The setting: The 11th Fab Lab Conference and Symposium in Cambridge, Massachusetts, earlier this month. The speaker: Marc Raibert, the founder of Boston Dynamics. This was a good time to pull away from all the past videos of Big Dog, LS3 and Atlas... Read more
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PC Magazine
Watch Google's Atlas Robot Run Through the WoodsA stroll through the woods is supposed to be a calming experience, but not if B
Watch Google's Atlas Robot Run Through the Woods
PC Magazine / Posted 17 days ago
A stroll through the woods is supposed to be a calming experience, but not if Boston Dynamics is involved. The Google-owned robotics company was at a recent Fab Lab conference, where it showed off the advances it has made with its humanoid Atlas... Read more
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CNET
Google's humanoid robot walking in the woods is terribly creepyTechnically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken o
Google's humanoid robot walking in the woods is terribly creepy
CNET / Posted 17 days ago
Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives. There it goes, in search of victims. Michael Campbell/YouTube screenshot by Chris Matyszczyk/CNET I've come to terms with the idea that man's greatest... Read more
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EuroNews
Robotics a walk in the park with latest advances on displayIn the video the humanoid robot is seen taking a hike in a forest and jogging a
Robotics a walk in the park with latest advances on display
EuroNews / Posted 17 days ago
In the video the humanoid robot is seen taking a hike in a forest and jogging along nature trails. Equally at ease on smooth and rough surfaces, it can also navigate on its own, and can go off-trail to scramble around in the undergrowth. Although in... Read more
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The Huffington Post
Don't Panic, But This Robot Just Walked Out Of The Lab"We're interested in getting this robot out in the world," Boston Dynamics foun
Don't Panic, But This Robot Just Walked Out Of The Lab
The Huffington Post / Posted 17 days ago
"We're interested in getting this robot out in the world," Boston Dynamics founder Marc Raibert said during his presentation. "All kinds of stuff happens out there. You can't predict what it's going to be like." Researchers at the company, which was... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Alphabet-owned company aims to build robots that rival humans and animalsIn a video released this week, Mark Raibert, the founder of the company, showed
Alphabet-owned company aims to build robots that rival humans and animals
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 17 days ago
In a video released this week, Mark Raibert, the founder of the company, showed the latest iteration of its Atlas robot going for a walk – more of a stomp, really – through the woods. “My goal is to build robots that rival humans and animals or... Read more
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Daily Mail
Is that the Eiffel Tower sticking out of the surface of the SUN?Is that the Eiffel Tower sticking out of the SUN? Enormous arc of gas from sola
Is that the Eiffel Tower sticking out of the surface of the SUN?
Daily Mail / Posted 17 days ago
Is that the Eiffel Tower sticking out of the SUN? Enormous arc of gas from solar surface resembles famous French landmark The huge outburst of gas is known as a solar prominence and is more than seven times larger than our own planet Photographer... Read more
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Boston Herald
Watch: Boston Dynamics' humanoid robot romps through forestThe robots are coming, the robots are coming! Atlas, the human shaped robot ma
Watch: Boston Dynamics' humanoid robot romps through forest
Boston Herald / Posted 17 days ago
The robots are coming, the robots are coming! Atlas, the human shaped robot made by Bay State robotics company Boston Dynamics, can now hike, walk and scare the bejesus out of squirrels. A new video shows Atlas maneuvering through a forest on its... Read more
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Mashable
Robot walks through a forest like it's no big thingAs Robert Frost once almost said, "The woods are lovely, dark and deep. But I h
Robot walks through a forest like it's no big thing
Mashable / Posted 17 days ago
As Robert Frost once almost said, "The woods are lovely, dark and deep. But I have promises to keep, and miles to go before I outrun this robot." With apologies to the late great poet, there is no other way to react to the sight of a six-foot-tall... Read more
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ABC News
Watch Robot That Looks Like Big Foot Stumble Through the WoodsThis is the stuff that technophobe nightmares are made of: The Google-owned Bos
Watch Robot That Looks Like Big Foot Stumble Through the Woods
ABC News / Posted 17 days ago
This is the stuff that technophobe nightmares are made of: The Google-owned Boston Dynamics released a video showing its humanoid Atlas robot traipsing through the woods. While the video may inspire bad dreams of towering robots chasing you through... Read more
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Newser
Google Robot's Drunken Stroll Through the Woods Will Strike Fear, Fascination in Your Heart– Atlas, the "agile, anthropomorphic robot" created by Google's Boston Dynamics
Google Robot's Drunken Stroll Through the Woods Will Strike Fear, Fascination in Your Heart
Newser / Posted 17 days ago
– Atlas, the "agile, anthropomorphic robot" created by Google's Boston Dynamics, is a "high mobility, humanoid robot designed to negotiate outdoor, rough terrain." Someone should have told Atlas that before creators let it take its recent foray into... Read more
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Market Watch
Google’s ‘terrifying’ two-legged robot takes to the wild in new videoBoston Dynamics The Atlas robot in a real-world test. Video footage of the tw
Google’s ‘terrifying’ two-legged robot takes to the wild in new video
Market Watch / Posted 17 days ago
Boston Dynamics The Atlas robot in a real-world test. Video footage of the two-legged Atlas robot pounding through a forest has some saying it’s “time to hide.” It shows the robot negotiating the real world for the first time, dealing with... Read more
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The Philippine Inquirer
Virtually indestructible humanoid killing machine terrorises woodland creaturesBOSTON DYNAMICS, the terrifying robot division of newly formed Google parent co
Virtually indestructible humanoid killing machine terrorises woodland creatures
The Philippine Inquirer / Posted 17 days ago
BOSTON DYNAMICS, the terrifying robot division of newly formed Google parent company Alphabet, has been showing off its humanoid running man, known as Atlas, on manoeuvres outside the lab. Observers quite often grimace at the sight of Boston... Read more
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International Business Times
Boston Dynamics unveils humanoid Atlas robot that can run outdoors and handle rocky terrain Forget about four-legged running robots – Boston Dynamics has unveiled a video
Boston Dynamics unveils humanoid Atlas robot that can run outdoors and handle rocky terrain
International Business Times / Posted 17 days ago
Forget about four-legged running robots – Boston Dynamics has unveiled a video showing a new humanoid robot named Atlas that is able to walk and run outdoors and even scramble over rocks. At the 11th Fab Lab Conference and Symposium organised by the... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Humanoid robot takes a run through the woods – videoAtlas, a humanoid robot, can run on natural terrains such as soil and rocks. He
Humanoid robot takes a run through the woods – video
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 18 days ago
Atlas, a humanoid robot, can run on natural terrains such as soil and rocks. Here it is seen navigating through woodland and jogging along a nature trail. This promotional film from Atlas’s maker Boston Dynamics, owned by Google’s parent company... Read more
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Quartz
Time to hide: Google’s humanoid robot can now walk outside on its own - Quartz take a hike As you hide behind a tree, your heart races. You breath
Time to hide: Google’s humanoid robot can now walk outside on its own
Quartz / Posted 18 days ago
- Quartz take a hike As you hide behind a tree, your heart races. You breathe shallow so they don’t hear you.... Read more
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techcentral.ie
Google's Atlas humanoid robot takes a walk in the woodsThe Atlas robot tackling rough terrain. Image: Boston Dynamics/YouTube Boston
Google's Atlas humanoid robot takes a walk in the woods
techcentral.ie / Posted 18 days ago
The Atlas robot tackling rough terrain. Image: Boston Dynamics/YouTube Boston Dynamics is working with untethered versions with 3D-printed parts 18 August 2015 | 0Google’s towering humanoid robot Atlas has shown off its bushwhacking skills with a... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Google's six-foot robot takes first steps into the real worldIts ability to walk has already been tested in the lab, but the unpredictable r
Google's six-foot robot takes first steps into the real world
Daily Telegraph / Posted 18 days ago
Its ability to walk has already been tested in the lab, but the unpredictable real world creates new challenges. "Out in the world is a totally different challenge to the lab, you can't predict what it's going to be like," Raibert said. Boston... Read more
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Business Insider
Google's human-shaped robot takes first walk outsideFunded in part by DARPA, ATLAS is ultimately destined to be a rescue robot, fit
Google's human-shaped robot takes first walk outside
Business Insider / Posted 18 days ago
Funded in part by DARPA, ATLAS is ultimately destined to be a rescue robot, fitting into human-scale places that are too dangerous for humans, like nuclear reactors. In order to get to those dangerous places, it helps if it can travel across the... Read more
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TechCrunch
Here’s A Video Of A 6 Foot Tall Humanoid Robot Stomping Through A Forest“Man, I sure hope I get to see a video of a massive robot stomping around a hik
Here’s A Video Of A 6 Foot Tall Humanoid Robot Stomping Through A Forest
TechCrunch / Posted 18 days ago
“Man, I sure hope I get to see a video of a massive robot stomping around a hiking trail today!” Your wish is my command, my friend. We’ve seen plenty of footage of ATLAS (the two-legged humanoid robot being built by the now Google-owned Boston... Read more
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Daily Mail
Watch Google's terrifying humanoid robot running through a forest - as firm pledges it will soon be MORE agile than a human 6.2 foot Atlas robo
Watch Google's terrifying humanoid robot running through a forest
Daily Mail / Posted 18 days ago
- as firm pledges it will soon be MORE agile than a human 6.2 foot Atlas robot shown moving through forest without falling Also shown running across rocks in a lab Comes after... Read more
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The Philippine Inquirer
Why Google became Alphabet: all is revealedWHAT FOLLOWS IS a leaked internal memo from the CEO of the newly created Alphab
Why Google became Alphabet: all is revealed
The Philippine Inquirer / Posted 21 days ago
WHAT FOLLOWS IS a leaked internal memo from the CEO of the newly created Alphabet Business Concern to all henchmen worldwide. It may shed some light on the real motives behind Google's restructuring. Alternatively, we may have made it up. Actually... Read more
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PhysOrg
Does Alphabet spell success for Google?What does it spell? Credit: Google Google has taken the idea of a company reorg
Does Alphabet spell success for Google?
PhysOrg / Posted 23 days ago
What does it spell? Credit: Google Google has taken the idea of a company reorganisation to a new level with a restructure that sees the creation of a new overall parent company called Alphabet. Founder Larry Page will be Alphabet's CEO with his... Read more
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ExtremeTech
When people can ‘feel’ robot movement, they can teach human reflexes Character animation is hard at the best of times. Hollywood and games-industr
When people can ‘feel’ robot movement, they can teach human reflexes
ExtremeTech / Posted 23 days ago
Character animation is hard at the best of times. Hollywood and games-industry animators long ago turned away from traditional “keyframe” animation for creating large quantities of... Read more
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PC Advisor
Four knowns and four unknowns in Google's Alphabet soupWhen Google announced on Monday that it would create a new holding company call
Four knowns and four unknowns in Google's Alphabet soup
PC Advisor / Posted 23 days ago
When Google announced on Monday that it would create a new holding company called Alphabet, of which Google Inc. will be just one part, Larry Page said the new structure would allow the company to get more ambitious things done. But there was still a... Read more
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