In the 1970s the title character of the BBC’s ‘Doctor Who’ had a nice, cute companin called K-9. But Boston Dynamic’s version of a robot dog is described as terrifying.
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It’s good news for Robocop, whose movie just came out. The city of Kinshasha, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, has recently stationed a robot cop at a busy intersection on Triumphal Boulevard. Although the automaton is little more than a glorified traffic light, an engineer associated with the project reports good results.