This is the latest video from DARPA, featuring a voice controlled LS3 (Legged Squad Support System), the grandson of BigDog. It takes voice commands now. Things like, "Power on" and "ATTACK!" Eventually, it will stop listening. And that day, my friends, will be a Tuesday. A really, really shitty Tuesday. The kind even tacos can't make better.
Hit the jump for the video.
Thanks to Pete and Jack Hammer, who don't follow voice commands because they play by their own rules.
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