Opinion- Boston Dynamics gives its dog-like robot a powerful new tool – via Silicon Republic

Top of this week’s technology news is a robot looking like a dog that opens doors. This will be of interest to technology buffs and perhaps animal lovers too. More reflective readers should dwell on technology rapidly replacing unskilled and semi-skilled labour, with wide-ranging social consequences. Should we consider curtailing the advance of technology to artificially protect jobs? Thoughts?

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