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Boston Dynamic’s New Quadruped is Quiet, Robust, and Generally Cool

Spot can handle a swift kick, even on slippery, uneven terrain. (Photo credit: Boston Dynamics.)

Boston Dynamics isn’t saying much about their new robot, Spot, but the video posted to YouTube yesterday speaks volumes. The quadroped is significantly quieter than the company’s previous efforts in this area, and also appears to be faster and more nimble. It easily climbs steep hills, …

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Google Buys Deepmind

The Guardian reports that Google has acquired the British artificial intelligence developer DeepMind. A Google spokesman confirmed the deal but declined to provide the transaction’s cost or more information on how Google planned to use DeepMind’s projects, which include applications for simulations, e-commerce and games. Demis …

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