Boston Dynamics has had a remarkable run in the past year, which probably climaxed with its acquisition by Google last December. If you aren’t aware, Boston Dynamics is a robotics company at the forefront of creating four-legged machines that can incite awe and fear simultaneously. Their most famously publicized project has been BigDog, a project subsidized by DARPA itself to create a pack mule for America’s armed forces that is able to access terrain that traditional vehicles might have difficulty traversing. AlphaDog, or LS3, is that militarized version of BigDog, and recently had its first day in the field with the US Marine Corp:
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