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(BBC)   The Pentagon unveils a new robot that won't fall over no matter how hard you shove it. That's right, the Army has spent millions of dollars to create a battle-weeble   ( divider line
    More: Cool, Boston Dynamics, University of Sheffield, manufacturing cost, DARPA, robots, humanoid robot  
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2013-10-09 03:42:33 AM  
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DrPainMD: This is a big reason why the economy is in the mess it's in. You see, when you build furniture, grow food, or produce any of the other millions of goods and services that people consume, you are adding to the economy (assuming the cost of production is below the market value). This is just money down the toilet, and the taxpayer has to lower his standard of living to pay for it.

Says the guy posting on DARPAnet
2013-10-09 09:33:14 AM  
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The question is: does it push back? Also, will it protect us from the terrible secret of space?
2013-10-09 07:14:58 AM  
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2013-10-09 03:42:35 AM  
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Well, that thing's legitimately terrifying. On the other hand, that better mean we're getting a portal gun too..
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