Do We Really Want Backflipping Robots?

I think this back-flipping robot is really cool. It's a Boston Dynamics product, like SpotMini, Spot Robot Dog SquishBot (aka GummiBot. And it really puts the dynamics into Boston Dynamics, if I may say.

(Backflipping robot from Boston Dynamics)

The creators of the excellent 2004 movie I, Robot give you an imaginative look at what an acrobatic robot could really do:

(Will Smith takes a beating from acrobatic robot)

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