Boston Dynamics

The Advantage of Four Legs

Shortly after SoftBank acquired his company last October, Marc Raibert of Boston Dynamics confessed, “I happen to believe that robotics will be bigger than the Internet.” Many sociologists regard the Internet as the single biggest societal invention since the dawn of… Read More ›

And the winner is…

Last Saturday, everyone waited with bated breadth to see if American Pharoah would win the Triple Crown.  At the same time, under the California sun, 23 teams competed in the ultimate robotic contest – the DARPA’s Robotic Challenge (DRC).   It should come as… Read More ›

Bot Flea Circus

P.T. Barnum would be impressed.  My dog, Buddy, would be terrified.  And the US military is jumping for joy, literally 30 feet up. “Ladies & Gentlemen, Children of All Ages,” introducing the Sand Flea from the folks that introduced us… Read More ›