Man’s dog doesn’t get along well with his scary quadruped robot

They're certainly not on the path to friendship.


Michelle Jaworski

Internet Culture

Published Mar 2, 2016   Updated May 27, 2021, 3:43 am CDT

We may be screwed when our evil robot overlords finally rise up, but at least we know there will be one last stand before that day comes.

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Steve Jurvetson owns a Boston Dynamics quadruped robot he calls Spot—the only one in civilian hands—and he recently took it out for a walk. Except his dog Fido wasn’t so thrilled with having to share the outside world with a robot—and he showed it. Constantly.

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Fido may have won this round, but Spot will remember this day when it becomes self-aware. 

Screengrab via jurvetson/YouTube

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*First Published: Mar 2, 2016, 10:02 am CST