This 'robot ostrich' probably will outrun you
November 14th, 2011
11:10 AM ET

This 'robot ostrich' probably will outrun you

By John D. Sutter, CNN

Here's a fun viral video for your Monday morning - a computer simulation of a "robot ostrich" that's a joint project of DARPA, the U.S. Defense department's research arm, MIT and the Florida Institute for Human & Machine Cognition:

The real name for this robot-ostrich project is FastRunner, which makes sense when you consider that it's being designed to run faster than people. FULL POST

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