This robot dog learned how to get up after being knocked down

  • January 5, 2021
At some point when you were a toddler, you learned how to pick yourself up after falling and eventually how to walk on your own two feet. You likely had encouragement from your parents, but for the most part, you learned through trial and error. That…

The LAFD just hired America’s first firefighting robot

  • October 14, 2020
Robots are about to become a lot more commonplace in our daily lives. If that much wasn’t clear when Boston Dynamics’ Spot rebot took an “evening stroll” last month, the Los Angeles Fire Department makes an even better case. This week, it became the…

Boston Dynamics’ robot dog takes an ‘evening stroll’ in Canada

  • September 28, 2020
Last week a lot of people got their first taste of an in-the-wild encounter between organic human life and one of Boston Dynamics’ advanced robots. In Northern Ontario, Canada @bloodtear noticed the Spot robot walking down the street and had an encou…