Robots can dance pretty good

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#1  Edited By warmblur
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Boston Dynamics robots can get down with it.

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#2 horgen  Moderator
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Oh for F sake. I will be replaced by a dancing robot at work within the next decade.

Really cool to see how far robot tech has come.

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#3 DEVILinIRON
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Hahaha... Yes!

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TBH the whole Boston Dynamics robots for whatever reason really freak me out. I think it's a sort of uncanny valley because their movements sort of look organic, but it's these weird looking robots.

With that said, it is pretty incredible tech.

All we need is actual, sentient AI and our robotic overlords will be ready to rule us.

@horgen said:

Oh for F sake. I will be replaced by a dancing robot at work within the next decade.

Really cool to see how far robot tech has come.

Oh, it will be dancing...

...ON YOUR GRAVE!

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#5 horgen  Moderator
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@mrbojangles25 said:

Oh, it will be dancing...

...ON YOUR GRAVE!

Oh if robots wants to dance on my grave, I must really be doing something in my life. Can't wait to see what it is. :D

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It genuinely freaked me out that we're now this far from robot tech! I wouldn't be surprised given 5 or 10 more years, that we have a human-looking robot that dances too! Probably a sentient one at that.

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At least after the takeover, there will still be dancing.

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#8 horgen  Moderator
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@warmblur: Any idea about the battery life on these things?

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#9  Edited By warmblur
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@horgen said:

@warmblur: Any idea about the battery life on these things?

According to Google 30 minutes not sure which exactly robot model that is but the dog spot robot is 90 minutes.

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#10  Edited By shellcase86
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@judaspete said:

At least after the takeover, there will still be dancing.

looooool, glass half full, my dude

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@mrbojangles25 said:

TBH the whole Boston Dynamics robots for whatever reason really freak me out. I think it's a sort of uncanny valley because their movements sort of look organic, but it's these weird looking robots.

curious how they're programed? like for the humanoid robots, do they have some kind of mo-cap setup to translate movements to the robots?

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@warmblur said:
@horgen said:

@warmblur: Any idea about the battery life on these things?

According to Google 30 minutes not sure which exactly robot model that is but the dog spot robot is 90 minutes.

Still awhile before they last a whole work day then.