The Creepy Robot Dog Botched a Test Run With a Bomb Squad

Emails reveal how Boston Dynamics’ Spot fell down on the job during a trial with the Massachusetts State Police.

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When they turned Spot on, the robot went into “sit” mode, and they couldn’t get it to walk toward the target.

Photos: Massachusetts State Police

“I’m a huge fan and look at each time I get to use Spot as a spoiled kid would when he makes out his Xmas list.”

Independent journalist

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