Atlas may join military operations

It was documented that a clause between Google and Boston Dynamics was no military operations or taking up military contracts.
By Harry Marcolis | Jun 13, 2016
Atlas is a robot from Boston Dynamics, a company acquired by Google. It is considered a front-runner in robotics, their latest robot Atlas is rated as the most powerful Android of its generation. It was documented that a clause between Google and Boston Dynamics was no military operations or taking up military contracts.However, it appears this may not be necessarily right.
The director of Boston Dynamics has now come out and stated that Atlas can join the military anytime it wants. The reason for this is that there is a lot of give-and-take in high-end technology. For example, the US Army does a lot of experiments in Warcraft, but later the same concept is used to make home appliances. The same way, the tech used to make Atlas can shift to the military in what is called dual-use technology.The government with its power can purchase technology from the private sector and use it for military operations. "Our company is basically for the consumer store as we are looking to make our products for the market," said a representative from Boston Dynamics. "However, we can also work with the government to improve the technology they need."Google's main fear of this is that with robotic military personnel, wars would be frequent and without empathy. They state suffice humanity constantly going to war, at the end of the day the two sides still show some level of compassion. This would be wiped out with a robotic army, which would only carry out orders, no matter the situation.

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