February, 26

Boston Dynamics’ numerous robots can run, jump, yomp and now, it would appear, hold doors open for one another.

What’s really going on in those Boston Dynamics robot videos?

Boston Dynamics causes a viral sensation every time it posts a new video of one of its robots moving around the lab. It’s the first sign of the inevitable robo-pocalypse, guys!. But with a little advice from some experts, you can begin to separate the hype from the facts and appreciate Boston Dynamics’s work (and your own humanity) better.

Boston Dynamics say SpotMini is their quietest robot to date and can operate for 90 minutes on a single charge, depending on what it has been asked to do.


Check out WIRED magazine.