I’m not even sure robots are even going to get a chance to tear humanity apart before we do it ourselves, but this ‘Boston Dynamics: Rise Of The Dance Of The Machines’, a video from the Auralnauts of that Boston Dynamics robot dance video remixed into an admittedly catchy binary
This is a video of what I can only assume is an off-duty robotic street performer tipping another robotic street performer. He does a fantastic job, possibly even better than the robot he’s tipping. You know I’d argue if you’re this good you’re actually allowed to take the other performer’s
In what appears to be an incredibly misguided attempt to wish us all a happier new year, this is a video just released by Boston Dynamics of its army of death-bots all dancing to The Contours’ 1962 banger ‘Do You Love Me’. You really just have to see it to
Mother Nature: she’s wild. I know because we had a brief thing in college before she left me for a bartender. This is a video from a robotic spy penguin built by John Bower Productions of an emperor penguin hatching on its dad’s feet after two months of careful incubation.
In don’t you know staring isn’t polite news, this is a video demonstration of a humanoid robot being developed by Disney Research with the intention of building a robot with as life-like a human gaze as possible. Did they succeed? No clue, it’s so disturbing that I really have a
An ultra-realistic robotic dolphin developed by Edge Innovations (who developed the animatronics for Free Willy, Anaconda, and The Abyss) aims to replace some of the 3,000 actual dolphins in captivity at marine parks and dolphin experiences. Some more info while I’m sad about my captive dolphin friends, but also a
This is a terrifying video of a malfunctioning dental school practice robot that looks like it’ll bite off anything that comes near it. Obviously, had I been a dental school student and this happened on my day to practice a root canal, there’s no question I would be an accountant
This is a video of a real-life stag beetle going horn-to-horn with a larger, robotic stag beetle. At first it seems like the robobeetle is going to dominate, but then the real beetle’s killer instincts kick in and he picks that big bastard up and tosses it off the battle