Google acquires Boston Dynamics, a robotics engineering company

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  1. quagmire

    quagmire Allllright !

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    Google acquires Boston Dynamics, makers of robots as cool as they are terrifying - Boing Boing

    Boston Dynamics: Dedicated to the Science and Art of How Things Move.




    Google buys robotics engineering company Boston Dynamics


     
  2. harshilsharma63

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    So will Google deliver phones bought from play Store via bots? Seems like drones/ quadcopters/ bot delivery is gonna become a reality soon.
     
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    Google = Cyberdyne Systems :wink:
     
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    they want to beat Bolt ;)
     
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    this is what boston dynamics does if anyone didnt know
    BEHOLD!!
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    What are they into now. :-?
     
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    Terminator : Rise of the machine :lol:
     
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    This is getting more and more weird. First Amazon and now Google with these machines.
     
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    harshilsharma63 DIY FTW!

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    Add DHL to that.
     
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    Leads to climax of irobot, VIKI
     
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    Networked Robo cops. Police can feed information using their gmail account into the robocops to get the criminals arrested, while police rests at police stations unharmed. Robots will do the job. Robots can instantly upload crime scene photographs in Gogle drive which can be verified later.
    So future is near where we can see big fat police all over the world with gamepads in their hand controlling their SURROGATE (as in the movie).

    P.S: All police officials must have Google+ account and should be inside State police CIRCLE. Police with Facebook account will be banned. Robots will also display a ad before arresting the criminals.
     
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    Google's robotics program has legs, but where is it going? | The Verge
     
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    harshilsharma63 DIY FTW!

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    This sucks. More bots = more unemployment.
     
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    ^^+1000k. and we cant rely on a machine for our society after all.:)
     
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    Skynet? :p
     
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    ^^looks like google is getting terminator back from future :p
     
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    Pretty soon humanity will turn into a hive mind through the Internet and Google™ Cybernetic Enhancements
     

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