Well, we're boned. I'm glad I took out that policy with Old Glory Insurance:
The obvious problem here is that you would need external sensor recon to keep from wasting jumps and power on inappropriate trajectories.
Boston Dynamics is just staffed by a couple dozen of those Battlebots nuts, isn't it? Nice to see those of them who weren't Will Wright getting honest work.
No, it can't be. I have seen Battlebots in person and that was some amateur, incompetent bullshit. These people know what they're doing.
A few successful high-profile DARPA contracts will do that.
I just want to know how they contain and release that much propulsive power, repeatably, in that package..
(And by "contain" I mean "generate and/or store".)
CO2, and apparently the onboard reservoir has enough for 25 jumps.
That's what she said.
Have you been drinking more lately while responding to blog comments? Your witty repartee to sarcastic snark ratio seems to have gone up.
Looking forward to skateboards that incorporate this super-ollie technology.
With a little more editing and a soundtrack, you could turn this into a passable human-free skateboarding video.