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Boston Dynamic’s ATLAS Robot Escapes

Boston Dynamic’s ATLAS Robot Escapes
Don’t say we didn’t warn you about the impending robot apocalypse. One of the most terrifying robots on the horizon has to be Boston Dynamics‘ ATLAS robot. Terrifying because they are teaching this thing to do all kinds of new tricks.

Atlas Humanoid Robot Can Now Walk over Tricky Terrain

Atlas Humanoid Robot Can Now Walk over Tricky Terrain
Researchers at the Institute for Human & Machine Cognition have programmed Boston Dynamics’ Atlas humanoid robot to walk over partial footholds thanks to a new balancing algorithm. Essentially this means that it can handle rougher terrain as it chases humans down to put them in human zoos a few years from now.
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Boston Dynamics’ Atlas Humanoid Robot Balances on One Foot

Boston Dynamics’ Atlas Humanoid Robot Balances on One Foot
Despite years of trying, humanoid robots still have problems staying upright, especially in unusual situations, but they are making some progress. Check out this video showing Boston Dynamics’ Atlas robot balancing on one foot on the edge of a plywood board about 0.8 inches thick.

Woman Comes Across Boston Dynamics Walking an Atlas Robot in the Woods

Woman Comes Across Boston Dynamics Walking an Atlas Robot in the Woods
This is the world that we are living in. A woman was walking her dog in the woods and came across a team from Boston Dynamics, walking one of their Atlas robots. Crazy. I guess we all have our pets.

ATLAS Robot Gets Foul Mouthed

ATLAS Robot Gets Foul Mouthed
We’ve seen what Boston Dynamics ATLAS robot can do. It’s an impressive piece of engineering. Surely a milestone on the journey to humanity’s ultimate destruction. But what would ATLAS say if we could hear his thoughts?

Boston Dynamics ATLAS Robot Gets an Upgrade

Boston Dynamics ATLAS Robot Gets an Upgrade
Boston Dynamics has released a video demonstrating a new upgraded version of its upright walking ATLAS robot. It’s still scary as hell and marches us one step closer to a robot controlled Earth. Watch as it leaves the robot facility all on it’s own and opens the door to go outside – without human permission.

Boston Dynamics’ Atlas Robot Cleans House

Boston Dynamics’ Atlas Robot Cleans House
In this new video, we see Boston Dynamics’ imposing, but capable Atlas Robot doing a bit of house cleaning. It’s about time robots did something useful, instead of just learning new ways to kill us. Or at least after they do us in, they will be able to clean up and hide the evidence.

This Robot Does the Crane Kick

This Robot Does the Crane Kick
Remember the famous crane kick from The Karate Kid movie? Well, check out this robot’s pose. It took Ralph Macchio a while to get it right, but the guys at Boston Dynamics have trained this robot to be a karate champion – and he probably picked it up much faster than Macchio.

Atlas Humanoid Robot Attempts to Walk on Rubble, Struggles

Atlas Humanoid Robot Attempts to Walk on Rubble, Struggles
Creating a humanoid robot that can walk over all kinds of junk, like a parent traversing a child’s LEGO explosion of a room, is no easy task. The idea is the same for both the parent and the robot.
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