boston dynamics spot

Spot is a four-legged robot designed for indoor and outdoor operation. It is electrically powered and hydraulically actuated. Spot has a sensor head that helps it navigate and negotiate rough terrain. Spot weighs about 160 lbs.

Go for Python Hackers

There is a resurgence of native-compiled programming languages going on. Some of this work is in response to Python; we're now part of The Establishment against which newcomers are measured. Greg Ward gives an overview of Go, a recent native-compiled language, and how it relates to Python.