MILITARY PUSH FOR EMERGENCY ROBOTS WORRIES SKEPTICS ABOUT LETHAL USES

http://www.washingtonpost.com/posttv/c/embed/8840794e-fb47-11e4-a47c-e56f4db884ed SOURCE: WASHINGTON POST It’s 6-foot-2, with laser eyes and vise-grip hands. It can walk over a mess of jagged cinder blocks, cut a hole in a wall, even drive a car. And soon, Leo, Lockheed Martin’s humanoid robot, will move from the development lab to a boot camp for robots, where a platoon’s worth of the semiautonomous mechanical species will be tested to see if they can be all they can be. Next month, the Pentagon is hosting a $3.5 million, international competition that will pit robot against robot in an obstacle course designed to test their physical prowess, … Continue reading MILITARY PUSH FOR EMERGENCY ROBOTS WORRIES SKEPTICS ABOUT LETHAL USES