Google buys major military robot maker: Why does search giant want to be 'BigDog' of automation?

  • metta

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    Dec 16, 2013 11:50 PM GMT

    Google buys major military robot maker: Why does search giant want to be 'BigDog' of automation?
    http://www.nbcnews.com/technology/google-buys-major-military-robot-maker-why-does-search-giant-2D11744237



    Oh my gosh Google is becomming Graystone Industries on Caprica! icon_wink.gif
  • metta

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    Dec 16, 2013 11:56 PM GMT
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  • Apparition

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    Dec 17, 2013 11:26 AM GMT
    with more than 50% of the western world being seniors, and in 10-15 years almost completely immobile, the robots will have to do everything for them (driving, carrying, etc)

    It is cheap, and brilliant to get in on the game early and own all the patents before everyone else figures it out.