DARPA unveils Terminator-like Atlas robot

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This is the future of warfare and law enforcement folks. The Robocop films, which are now being remade, were no fantasy. A dystopian future in which the masses are herded into heavily fortified cities, policed by drones and robotic security, is closer than you think. The remake of Total Recall and now Elysium are both scarily accurate. Let’s hope the Terminator films were less so. For those of you who don’t know, DARPA is the research and development arm of the Pentagon and the DOD. They have contracted Boston Dynamics to build a series of robots that can assist in military operations.

Here is the trailer for the upcoming film Elysium. The film depicts a high tech dystopian / transhumanist future:

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