A robot with a dog’s name is causing a stir on the internet after video was released Friday showing the four-legged machine patrolling a park in Singapore.
Spot, a robot created by U.S. company Boston Dynamics, was filmed roaming the Bishan-Ang Mo Kio Park as startled onlookers moved out of its way. The robot, which has been featured in profiles on the robotic company, instructed park visitors to maintain social distance guidelines.
The Intercept co-founder Glenn Greenwald, who often highlights privacy concerns in the technological age, called video of the robot “terrifying.”
“One of the creepiest and most dystopian