A “Nightmare-Inducing Robot”

Robots replacing jobs?

Boston Dynamics Has a New “Nightmare-Inducing” Robot.

Boston Dynamics founder Marc Raibert calls it “a nightmare-inducing robot,” and like many of Boston Dynamics’s creations, it is a bit frightening.

But the company appears to have a useful purpose for it in mind.

The video shows it handling a series of different, heavy objects in warehouse-like situations.

Maybe what is really “nightmare-inducing” is the obvious potential of replacing people with robots for manual jobs.

What happens when ther just are not enough jobs to go around anymore?

For a full story, see…

https://www.technologyreview.com/s/603548/boston-dynamics-has-a-new-nightmare-inducing-robot/

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