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      CommentAuthorSpiraltwist
    • CommentTimeApr 30th 2008 edited
     (2032.1)
    RiSE: The Amazing Climbing Robot

    From the same company that brought the world BigDog.

    Edit - why isn't this in stores now?
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      CommentAuthorIan Mayor
    • CommentTimeApr 30th 2008
     (2032.2)
    I dunno... I saw Runaway.
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    The first application will be climbing the side of a building and exploding.

    Also - treed cat retrieval....
    • CommentAuthorrobb
    • CommentTimeApr 30th 2008
     (2032.4)
    i do enjoy watching BigDog & co. show up in random places online. my friend is immortalized kicking the beast/robot in slow motion. he loves his job.
    • CommentAuthorjohnmuth
    • CommentTimeApr 30th 2008
     (2032.5)
    I'd love to see a cat stuck in a tree's response to that thing coming to get it...The cat would fucking jump out of the tree or try to rip it to shreds...

    This also reminds me of this talk from TED: Robert Full: Secrets of Movement