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    Robot that can run at 18 mph

    This is crazy, I want to know what all DARPA is going to use tech like this for.

    DARPA 'Cheetah' Robot Can Run Faster Than You

    Also, here's the video from the article:

    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d2D71CveQwo]DARPA Cheetah Sets Speed Record for Legged Robots - YouTube[/ame]


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    Re: Robot that can run at 18 mph

    To chase down humans apparently.



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    Re: Robot that can run at 18 mph

    Why are we so hell bent on engineering devices that will one day overtake us and clap us in chains of subservience? Have we learned nothing from Hollywood?


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    Re: Robot that can run at 18 mph

    I think they are developing them as K-9 units for the Detroit police force.



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    Re: Robot that can run at 18 mph

    For some reason that thing gives me the creeps.



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    Re: Robot that can run at 18 mph

    It never achieved flight. Myth confirmed.


    I'd agree with you, but then we'd both be wrong.

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    Re: Robot that can run at 18 mph

    Quote Originally Posted by bosco View Post
    For some reason that thing gives me the creeps.
    Me too.



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    Re: Robot that can run at 18 mph

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyclone_Grav View Post
    Why are we so hell bent on engineering devices that will one day overtake us and clap us in chains of subservience? Have we learned nothing from Hollywood?
    I think they're building them to protect us from those damned dirty apes.



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