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Whether or not new employment will arise to replace it, let us take a moment to reflect on the work that was.

Google buys a company that creates galloping robots, Amazon's German warehouse workers prepare to strike, and the NSA doesn't know how much data Snowden walked out with.

Google has acquired Boston Dynamics, a Massachusetts company that designs walking robots.

  • Timothy B. Lee
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  • Dec 14, 2013
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A combination of magnets along the face of the blocks and internal flywheels help the robots create modular shapes.

That's sort of like real snakes on a plane, right?

This welding robot wields a paint brush to produce realistic copies of paintings.

  • Timothy B. Lee
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  • Aug 19, 2013
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