Monday, January 26, 2009

BigDog Robot

I think someone posted this earlier, but I would like to post it in the context of the BigDog parody that I am posting above. This is a robot developed by Boston Dynamics for military purposes; I think this video is effective and engaging because it demonstrates the narrowing gap between real & simulacra, and the legs are so human looking that it is difficult to look away from them. I think the scenes where the robot slips on ice are simultaneously hilarious and disconcerting.

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