They're Going The Distance, They're Going For Speed...

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As of this all comes to a head, it's going to become increasingly clear that some technological innovations are less meant for the uplifting of the "commonwealth", but rather, to put a silicone-sand bag onto the backs of all humankind and that bag will be very heavy indeed. They're going the distance...


Hear the craven, servo-driven, approach of doom...



"Robots are already stronger than humans, able to lift thousands of pounds at a time. In many ways, they're smarter than people, too; machines can perform millions of calculations per second, and even beat us at chess. But we could at least take solace in the fact that we could outrun our brawny, genius mechanical robot overlords. Until now, that is. A four-legged robot, funded by The Pentagon, has just run 28.3 miles per hour. That's faster than the fastest man's fastest time ever. Oh well, ruling the planet was fun while it lasted."

Full Story @ Wired - Danger Room [ERN - Indeed...]