As a follow up to my paranoia about Obama’s BRAIN initiative last month, I thought I’d compile some cool robot videos showing that DARPA is moving us closer to Star Wars – the movie – every day; that’s why allowing them to be the majority funder of BRAIN should have elicited a tad more cynicism from the mainstream press than it did.
Here’s a DARPA robot acting like something out of the stone age.
My guess is they’ll have it up to WWII in short order. For all I know throwing a cinder block is harder than shooting a gun.
Here it is in the wild:
Here’s a 2-legged version climbing stairs:
Now if we can just give them brains….