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Old Feb 29th 2016, 09:45 AM
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Default Google is building Terminators, apparently.

Check out the latest version of the Atlas robot from Boston Dynamics (owned by Google): http://gadgets.ndtv.com/science/feat...w-robot-808036

It's an uncabled, humanoid robot that can freely traverse uneven terrain, catch itself if it trips, get up if it falls (or is knocked) over, and open doors.

This is from the same company that wants to create a fleet of flying always on, never landing, solar powered drones to provide super-highspeed internet access everywhere.

It will be a giant network in the sky; a "Skynet," if you will...
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Old Feb 29th 2016, 12:42 PM
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Default Re: Google is building Terminators, apparently.

Impressive hardware, but I don't think that that brings us any closer to sentience.
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Old Feb 29th 2016, 05:57 PM
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It will be a giant network in the sky; a "Skynet," if you will...
If this was the California Traffic Control network, I'd be worried!
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