Is there one I can get to do my federal income tax?
by: Madison Ruppert
July 8, 2012
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), which acts as a kind of mad scientist arm of the Pentagon, has put a significant focus on robotics over recent years. Even the Navy is getting in on the action with their unbelievable SAFFiR robot.
Now they’re clearing out the significant numbers of out-of-date robots to give them to police departments while spending millions of dollars of taxpayer funds we don’t even have in order to continue to build newer and more human-like robots.
Keep in mind, we aren’t talking about cool robots that will scramble you some eggs and make toast in the morning. We’re talking about war machines, although some might be slightly cuter than others. After all, this is the Department of “Defense” we are talking about here.
While some of these advances could indeed be used for…
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