It was just under 100 years ago that John Atanasoff invented the first digital computer at what was then Iowa State College.
And now we're here:
One hundred years to get from a primitive vacuum tube setup to a humanoid that can execute a bizarre yet weirdly graceful tuck-and-roll.
The Atlas robot, meanwhile, has quite a pedigree of attributes:
Atlas has one of the world's most compact mobile hydraulic systems. A custom battery, valves, and a compact hydraulic power unit enable Atlas to deliver high power to any of its 28 hydraulic joints for impressive feats of mobility. ...
Atlas's advanced control system enables highly diverse and agile locomotion, while algorithms reason through complex dynamic interactions involving the whole body and environment to plan movements.
Welcome to the future, folks, we've arrived.
Enjoy it before they stick the Chat GPT AI in that robot and the machines take over!!