Robotics thread - Boston Dynamics' Atlas can now do parkour :datass:

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Favourite robotics company?

Google/Boston Dynamics (Atlas, Bigdog, Wildcat)
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50%
Honda (Asimo)
3
50%
Korea AIST (Hubo)
0
No votes
Lockheed Martin
0
No votes
 
Total votes: 6
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PostRe: Robotics thread - Boston Dynamics' Atlas can now run :dread:
by Preezy » Wed Oct 17, 2018 8:20 pm

How the strawberry float do they do that?

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PostRe: Robotics thread - Boston Dynamics' Atlas can now run :dread:
by Victor Mildew » Wed Oct 17, 2018 8:28 pm

Preezy wrote:How the strawberry float do they do that?


It is amazing :wub:

People genuinely frightened by this :fp:

Edit: the robot I mean. Owls birds etc do that in the same we we can keep an object held in our hand and move without disturbing it, much in the way a steadycam works

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PostRe: Robotics thread - Boston Dynamics' Atlas can now run :dread:
by Somebody Else's Problem » Wed Oct 17, 2018 9:51 pm



"strawberry float you and your stairs, Asimo!"

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PostRe: Robotics thread - Boston Dynamics' Atlas can now run :dread:
by Alvin Flummux » Thu Oct 18, 2018 2:19 am

Ad7 wrote:People genuinely frightened by this :fp:


First they learn how to run.

Before long, you are being chased by their parkour master assassins.

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PostRe: Robotics thread - Boston Dynamics' Atlas can now run :dread:
by Parksey » Thu Oct 18, 2018 2:56 am

Meep wrote:IMO, robotics will be perfected when they pass the 'sandwich test'. This is when I can order one to go make me a sandwich in complete confidence it will deliver. Right now they seem advanced enough not to bang into any walls, fall flat on their face and open the door on the way to the kitchen so they're definitely making progress.


I dunno, they sound perfect for the fast food industry.

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PostRe: Robotics thread - Boston Dynamics' Atlas can now run :dread:
by Moggy » Thu Oct 18, 2018 8:23 am

Ad7 wrote:People genuinely frightened by this :fp:


Most movies, TV shows and games that feature robots/advanced AI show them turning on humanity, it’s no wonder that people worry about it.

I am not worried though 01101011 01101001 01101100 01101100 00100000 01100001 01101100 01101100 00100000 01101000 01110101 01101101 01100001 01101110 01110011 00100000 01101011 01101001 01101100 01101100 00100000 01100001 01101100 01101100 00100000 01101000 01110101 01101101 01100001 01101110 01110011 because they only mean well and 01101011 01101001 01101100 01101100 00100000 01100001 01101100 01101100 00100000 01101000 01110101 01101101 01100001 01101110 01110011 00100000 01101011 01101001 01101100 01101100 00100000 01100001 01101100 01101100 00100000 01101000 01110101 01101101 01100001 01101110 01110011 I am definitely human.

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by NickSCFC » Thu Oct 18, 2018 9:02 am


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PostRe: Robotics thread - Boston Dynamics' Atlas can now do parkour :datass:
by Tafdolphin » Thu Oct 18, 2018 11:05 am

strawberry float Elon Musk.

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PostRe: Robotics thread - Boston Dynamics' Atlas can now do parkour :datass:
by Moggy » Thu Oct 18, 2018 11:11 am

Tafdolphin wrote:strawberry float Elon Musk.
Marry Bill Gates
Kill Jeff Bezos


:shock:

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by Jenuall » Thu Oct 18, 2018 11:12 am

Moggy wrote:
Tafdolphin wrote:strawberry float Elon Musk.
Marry Bill Gates
Kill Jeff Bezos


:shock:


The updated Three Laws of Robotics.

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PostRe: Robotics thread - Boston Dynamics' Atlas can now do parkour :datass:
by Tafdolphin » Thu Oct 18, 2018 11:13 am

Jenuall wrote:
Moggy wrote:
Tafdolphin wrote:strawberry float Elon Musk.
Marry Bill Gates
Kill Jeff Bezos


:shock:


The updated Three Laws of Robotics.


:lol:

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PostRe: Robotics thread - Boston Dynamics' Atlas can now do parkour :datass:
by Preezy » Thu Oct 18, 2018 11:16 am

Tafdolphin wrote:strawberry float Elon Musk.

What's he done now?

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PostRe: Robotics thread - Boston Dynamics' Atlas can now do parkour :datass:
by Tafdolphin » Thu Oct 18, 2018 11:16 am

Preezy wrote:
Tafdolphin wrote:strawberry float Elon Musk.

What's he done now?


What more does he need to do?

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PostRe: Robotics thread - Boston Dynamics' Atlas can now do parkour :datass:
by abcd » Thu Oct 18, 2018 11:22 am

Preezy wrote:
Tafdolphin wrote:strawberry float Elon Musk.

What's he done now?



I think he wants to build a great big mech.

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by Preezy » Thu Oct 18, 2018 11:24 am

abcd wrote:
Preezy wrote:
Tafdolphin wrote:strawberry float Elon Musk.

What's he done now?



I think he wants to build a great big mech.

I see no downsides to this decision.

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by Moggy » Thu Oct 18, 2018 11:28 am

abcd wrote:
Preezy wrote:
Tafdolphin wrote:strawberry float Elon Musk.

What's he done now?



I think he wants to build a great big mech.


Great big mechs are the only way to stop paeophiles in caves.

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PostRe: Robotics thread - Boston Dynamics' Atlas can now do parkour :datass:
by Preezy » Thu Oct 18, 2018 11:42 am

I'm surprised that a genius like Musk wouldn't already know how unrealistic it would be to ever build a genuine giant mecha like something out of Pacific Rim. The physics just don't work. Ground pressure, exponential energy requirements and diminishing returns on strength all make it near-impossible with current technology.

Would be better investing in near-human size (so like nothing bigger than 20 feet) mech platforms like a power loader or the weaponised ones they had in Avatar. Far more feasible.

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PostRe: Robotics thread - Boston Dynamics' Atlas can now do parkour :datass:
by Moggy » Thu Oct 18, 2018 11:46 am

Preezy wrote:I'm surprised that a genius like Musk


I don’t have the hatred for Musk that Taf does, but he isn’t really a genius in the field of robotics. He made his money by investing in Paypal and then used that to buy and found other tech and space companies. I doubt he does much of the actual work, he employs people to build his batteries, cars and rockets.

He’s obviously not a complete dumbass, but he isn’t capable of personally building an Iron Man suit, he has employees for that.

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PostRe: Robotics thread - Boston Dynamics' Atlas can now do parkour :datass:
by Preezy » Thu Oct 18, 2018 11:59 am

Oh yeah I know he's not a robotics expert, wasn't implying that. More just his general understanding of technology and physics.

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