DARPA Trains BigDog To Throw Cinder Blocks

    March 1, 2013

I think we’ve been too hard on DARPA. They’re not trying to incite the robot apocalypse. They’re just trying to create machines that can walk over rough terrain while helping soldiers carry heavy gear.

They wouldn’t make a robot that could kill us with giant concrete blocks:

Holy sh*t, did you see that? Remind me never to face off against BigDog in a construction yard.

[h/t: Reddit]