Black Mirror anxiety is real watching 10 robotic dogs pulling a truck

SYFY WIRE | April 18, 2019

Generally speaking, any squadron marching in formation delivers a visceral fright, and is intended to do so, but that fright is exponentially increased when that squadron is comprised of robotic dogs. Or is that just because we saw that Black Mirror episode, Metalhead?
Regardless, we can’t unsee that episode, which finds Bella Maxine Peake fleeing from rabid robotic dogs against the bleak, black and white backdrop of the end of the world. And now we’re having even more traumatizing flashbacks, thanks to Boston Dynamics latest promotional vid, which finds 10 of their eerily similar SpotMini robots marching in formation, hauling one of their shipping trucks across a parking lot.

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