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.
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Boston Dynamics BigDog Robot starts throwing stones - how long will it
take until it throws them at us..?
In her final days as Commander of the International Space Station, Sunita
Williams of NASA recorded an extensive tour of the orbital laboratory.
Did you ever wonder what Danny Carey would sound like if he had 4 arms?
How about if Angus Young had 78 fingers?
The Atlantic has a great overview of the history of mechanical horses.
He wants to warn of the effects that autonomous drones might have on
democratic institutions. Frank Rieger talks to the author and programmer
Daniel Suarez about his book Kill Decision.
London-based design firm Exterior Architecture has proposed
elevated bike lanes.
A challenging discussion between Guenter Dueck (ex IBM Germany CTO) and
Manfred Spitzer (author of controversy book Digital Dementia) backstage on
The core issues for Doctorow come down to Human Rights versus Property
Rights, Lockdown versus Certainty, and Owners versus mere Users.
On August 6, 2012 on 05:31 UTC the Rover Curiosity landed on Mars.
Modern Western civilization stands on the twin plinths of science and technology.
Garry Kasparow, on of the greatest chess players and Peter Thiel, german-born
entrepreneur, co-founder of PayPal and first outside inverstor in facebook talk all night long.
And as we move into an increasingly digital reality, we must
learn not just how to use programs but how to make them.