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More killer robots from B.D.

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posted on Feb, 13 2018 @ 08:38 AM

originally posted by: MerkabaTribeEntity

originally posted by: The GUT
Where's an EMP gun when you need one?

Yeah, that's creepy-cool. I'm serious about some kind of EMP device lol.

Oh, you mean something like a 0-stage Marx generator built of ten 10nf per stage providing 1nf of erected capacitance?

(I have no idea what any of that actually means, lol)

Lol that makes two of us.

You know they will have inbuilt Faraday cages around the electrical components, so that an EMP will protect the CPU and critical circuits, and the mechanical parts will be zombies till they reboot, don't you. Once they reconnect, with no electronics of our own... well, then.. Oo

posted on Feb, 13 2018 @ 08:57 AM
well. those are extremely creepy. i welcome our new robot overlords, etc.

posted on Feb, 13 2018 @ 09:44 AM
a reply to: pheonix358

When you build stuff out of meat bone and muscle sure...

What I'm saying though, is when you really look at Boston robotics and why they have the success they do, it really is because they are sparing with the complexity. There's very good reasons for that

posted on Feb, 13 2018 @ 10:09 AM

originally posted by: pheonix358
a reply to: YouSir

Ummm...if humans had gyroscopes...we wouldn’t need feet...ankles or toes either...

We do have our equivalent of the gyroscope, it is your inner ear and it is very good at what it does. Ankles, feet etc are very necessary.


Ummm...I know...I had mild positional displacement vertigo 2 years ago...
It took 3 months of many Eply maneuvers to get those little pebbles in the inner ear to move back where they belong...

I was thinking more along the lines of something like this in combination with the Boston Dynamics bot tech...

Of course...I want to other worlds...I could be an asteroid belt problem...

I want to see it it all...touch it all...first person...even if it is my third or fourth body module...

But yeah...maybe I would need an ankle joint or two...a toe or ten...depending on which version or model I needed for a given task...


posted on Feb, 13 2018 @ 12:57 PM

originally posted by: pheonix358
I just wish that Boston Dynamics would discover the idea of feet.

Yes, feet and ankles are very important and yet, they leave them off their robots.

Oh, and toes ... toes are important too.


But then robots would need shoes and socks!!!

Thanks for posting the vid "Tundra". Its a good example of what the future holds and what will happen when they release the robot swarm.

posted on Feb, 13 2018 @ 02:01 PM
a reply to: Tundra

If there was dialog it would something like this (Stephan Hawking voice, for added effect):

Robo Mutt I: Gotta go pee! Gotto go... aw crap! A door! Sh#!! [looks around] Hey, Robo Mutt II, go a sec?
Robo Mutt II: Uh, hey! Hiya, Robo Mutt I!! Sure!
Robo Mutt I: I forgot to get my hand re-attached after the upgrade. I need to hit the head! Real bad!
Robo Mutt II [to self]: Righty-tighty, lefty-loosey. Doorsy woresy, downsy, ugh, now with the foot... [to all] TA DA! Here you go RM I! You can just push from that side to get back. Let me know how that upgrade hand is!!
Robo Mutt I: OK! Will do! And thanks for the help!!
[Inside next room]
Robo Mutt I [to nobody around in sight]: Aw, crap! Now how am I supposed to get my zipper down!!??!!


posted on Feb, 13 2018 @ 02:07 PM
a reply to: Tundra

Wrong AI called Auto ML has just invented it's own neural net. It has essentially given birth to a better designed neural net baby.
The problem we will have is we do not know what is is designing and what capabilities it has until engineers break down the code and check it all.
Here is a good TED talk on why we should be afraid.

posted on Feb, 13 2018 @ 06:33 PM
My cat is way quicker at that.
And she doesn't need a partner with a fifth leg to open the door for her.

edit on 13-2-2018 by Daalder because: Cats are nicer

posted on Feb, 13 2018 @ 07:13 PM
Looks like terminator could be foiled by simply locking the door . lol
Maybe in a 100 years who knows but they been playing with thous kind of robots from the early 1960s .
so far I havent seen one that would stand a chance against a 10 year old lol .

It took 20 years just to get a computer that can dive a car ( More or less lol )
Still needs 20 more years of work .

posted on Feb, 13 2018 @ 07:20 PM

originally posted by: pheonix358
I just wish that Boston Dynamics would discover the idea of feet.

Yes, feet and ankles are very important and yet, they leave them off their robots.

Oh, and toes ... toes are important too.


No toes, but feet and ankles on the two legged variety.

..and wheels.
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posted on Feb, 14 2018 @ 12:16 AM
a reply to: Tundra

That would almost be a bladewolf prototype, minus a few things you know since its for the consumer market.

But you can exchange and add some parts and well? If you take out and replace the arm for other things like a chainsaw, or a top mounted machine gun, or my favorite a rail gun, which would be easy, in fact easier then giving it that arm appendage, you would have quite a machine there.

There also ambidextrous, which just means they can control all limbs at the same time in any order, so they can flip around belly up and continue walking or running. Oh ya add another appendage on its belly for when it flips, and a lag tail plug tail for manipulating data and just random physical objects, and some claw knifes on them feetsies, and you got yourself a weapon of mass destruction.

Well not quite mass destruction, but no human would be able to stand in its way. So ya, killer robots.

posted on Feb, 14 2018 @ 12:27 AM
a reply to: MerkabaTribeEntity

You can make machinery thats protected from EMP attacks. Though it would be expensive now a days and kind of pointless, but its done, just encase all critical wiring and such in EMP protective cases, that and they also I think have a spray on concrete layer were you can just spray it on and let it harden, by now it would be more advanced, kind of line X spray on truck beds.

So ya, come the machine takeover, they will most likely be more prepared then we will be.

posted on Feb, 14 2018 @ 03:01 AM
I cant wait til robots learn to feed themselves.
They aren't skilled enough to mine coal so they'll be tossing everything in proximity in the furnace.

posted on May, 3 2018 @ 02:52 AM
Here's another example of strategic deception spread by the Pentagon and by NATO-EU military officials and media.
Since the 80s various media adaptations depicting global robotic takeover and other dystopian science fiction movies, have created the myth of humanoid robots fighting each other in a battlefield, essentially the same way that soldiers fight in the battlefield, but a "metallic" super soldier that does not need that much care, whose loss does not cost that much and whose strength, precision, resilience and other capabilities are way beyond that of a human.

In reality, even if actually built, an army of humanoid looking robots would be as ineffective as their old flesh and bones counterparts. That's because modern battlefield weaponry would render them ineffective. Additionally the effort of building humanoid battle robots is a colossal challenge just from the standpoint of software logic to control their correct equilibrium while walking around.

So, is there a place for robotics and automation in the battlefield ? Yes but rather than a walking multi-legged weirdo, there can be autonomous unmanned ground fighting vehicles (e.g. Uran-9) or Underwater drones or Flying drones.

The issue is though that such vehicles autonomous or not will never prove as a capable deterrence, and only function properly when they are backed up by a credible deterrence ready to inflict unacceptable damage

posted on May, 3 2018 @ 03:10 AM

originally posted by: badw0lf
ED209 had nothing on these guys

Except a ton of firepower!

This stuff scares me. I first remember seeing Terminator. Those lifeless tanks shooting anything and everything. T-800's roaming the barren wasteland looking for hapless humans. Even ED-209 scared me as a kid. I've had a "phobia" of sorts against machines. Not all machines mind you, but when they start looking and working like the ones from Boston Dynamics, it's starting to raise the hairs on my neck a bit.

posted on May, 3 2018 @ 12:46 PM
a reply to: Aegeus

It's called the uncanny valley... It's a very real thing hard wired into us biologically.

It's mostly talked about wrt human "looking and or acting" robots, but I know what you mean.

The four legged Boston Robotics one that has wheels instead of feet on the back legs is... Disturbing.

posted on May, 3 2018 @ 12:55 PM
a reply to: badw0lf

It's even worse than that... If you look at some of the hints about Russian "electric armor" research where they're talking about pretty literally generating the power to stop something like an incoming APFSDS round or efp by harvesting the momentum of the effector, well to say the least such a system could very likely be dual used and the electric armor could eat the pulse and use that to power active emp protection.

posted on May, 11 2018 @ 12:39 PM

May 11, 2018 - Boston Dynamics

This is Atlas going for a jog on the grass. Looks even better than the Droids ("Roger, roger") from Star Wars!

Even this made me pause and wonder about the future.

posted on May, 12 2018 @ 09:54 AM

Handle is the one of theirs that gets me. I see that as having insane amounts of potential to perform extraordinarily well out in the wild for cheap.

posted on May, 12 2018 @ 05:21 PM
a reply to: roguetechie

That one is wicked scary! You realize that there is no “front” with that one.

The four legged dog that can run at... what... 40 mph? That one is scary! Add the known mechanics of that leaping spider... *gulp*

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