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Some find the idea of a theme park full of hyper-realistic, free-roaming robots a little unsettling for some reason.
The humanoid baller tossed it from the half court line too.
Dozens of high-traffic sites, including the New York Times and CNN, could not be reached due to the cloud service company's outage.
"I think when people see the new things that robots can do, it excites them,” Boston Dynamics founder and chairperson Marc Raibert told reporters.
"This is what they'll do when they win," one Twitter user quipped.
The town of Takikawa purchased and installed a pair of the robots after bears were found roaming neighborhoods.
"Working with Grant was so much fun," former co-host Adam Savage said. "I’ll miss my friend."
The robot, developed by Japanese researchers, can answer questions and engage in conversation. It previously served as a newscaster.
"I just got chased by a robot in Stop & Shop, the future is now."
The question has a surprising psychological factor for workers now and in the future.
Early speculation of the giant government defense contract suggested it would go to Amazon.
Watch this robot perform somersaults, handstands, and even a split leap.
Watch this robot perform somersaults, handstands, and even a split leap.
“Atlas” can now do somersaults, handstands, and even a split leap.
One person noted a big potential problem with robot sex workers: All the customers want the one with that new car smell.
The wave of machines taking over farms in the Netherlands has helped propel its rise to the world's second-biggest food exporter after the U.S.
We've had plenty of robot action, now how about some robot ACTION.
The Massachusetts company's machine Atlas is scaring people with its agility.
As traditional family-based communities fracture, robot companions are becoming much more common.
The machine arm can find our striped spectacled friend in just seconds.