The big dog in robotics: Google buy Boston Dynamics
What happens when a company that knows everything about everyone, controls robots designed for the miliary?
'Google have apparently been buying up lots of robotics firms lately – eight in the last six months – with a view to some unspecified future robotics projects, under the command of the guy who ran the Android phone bit of the company for a while.
What is particularly interesting, though, is that Boston Dynamics has multi-million-dollar contracts with the US military's advanced research division, Darpa, for the production of human-like and other robots.'
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