Boston Dynamics' ATLAS Robot Is Now a Backflipping Cyborg Supersoldier
10 minutes ago, I was cautiously optimistic that one day we'd live and work side-by-side with
We haven't seen much of ATLAS since Google sold Boston Dynamics to Softbank, aside from a few bloopers that gave humanity a false sense of superiority. But this brief one-minute video shows the robot jumping on and off platforms, spinning in the air, and performing a perfect backflip. A BACKFLIP! That's the kind of thing you only see robots doing in the movies, but it's apparently now our sobering reality.
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