DARPA’s new humanoid robot is eerily…human

Andrew Elwell

Are you sitting comfortably? Then I’ll begin. That’s how a children’s story usually starts. In this case, I’m using it as a precursor to YOUR WORST NIGTMARE! Well no, that’s not true either. But it does seem to be the rhetoric of how many news outlets are reporting the unveiling of DARPA’s latest innovation: the six-foot-two humanoid robot called ATLAS. The robot is part of DARPA’s Virtual Robotics Challenge headed up by Boston Dynamics and in...
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