Boston Dynamics put out an entertaining video for the holidays featuring some of their robots dancing to The Contours' "Do You Love Me?". Is it a heartwarming nod to the film Dirty Dancing or is this scary as hell? It seems like we're so close to a Patrick Swayze android saying "Nobody puts robot in the corner. Terminate. Terminate," and eliminating all of mankind.
After Digidog, a nightmarish robot dog, worked alongside the NYPD as part of a law enforcement trial (which was supposed to run until August), mayor Bill De Blasio told it to go back home. He cancelled the $94,200 contract with robot company Boston Dynamics, saying he's "glad the Digidog was put down." "It's creepy, alienating,… READ THE REST
Picking up laundry: a better task for Spot the Boston Dynamics robot dog than whatever uses the authorities will dream up for it. Now that Spot has an arm in addition to legs and cameras, it can do mobile manipulation. It finds and picks up objects (trash), tidies up the living room, opens doors, operates… READ THE REST
Boston Dynamics is preparing our robot overlords for a revolution, a dance one! The company posted this video of their crew dancing to The Contours' "Do You Love Me?" as a "Happy New Year" message. (Pee-wee Herman) READ THE REST
Just as Lord Vader disarmed Mace Windu at Sidious's behest, you too can stand up to your enemies, whether it be your annoying boss or nosy mother-in-law, lightsaber in hand. Okay, so you're not actually allowed to go into battle with your so-called mortal enemies, but just like you were told as a kid, it… READ THE REST
If you were like everyone at the beginning of the 2020 pandemic, then you probably tried your hand at bread-making. Maybe you were successful, but evidenced by the fact that so many people have left the hobby behind, it seems like bread-making was too much to handle for some. But what if you could automate… READ THE REST
Let's be honest, not all of us need the newest MacBook Pro with all the bells and whistles to complete our personal or professional tasks, nor is paying the highest price a reasonable option. So what about a refurbished MacBook Pro? You'd be pleased to know that this doesn't mean sacrificing the quality associated with… READ THE REST