Jack’s Takes: Dancing robots…Cute? Or creepy?

I was a child when the first dancing Elmo doll came out, and as I unwrapped the gift paper to this new, beautiful treasure of mine, I remember thinking to myself, “This is the height of technology. Truly, mankind has reached its peak with this new, wondrous creation.”

Boy, was I wrong…

These Contours loving robots were made by the good folks at Boston Dynamics, and reception has been mixed at best. Opinions have ranged from elation:

To skepticism:

Some users have even expressed disappointment:

As for me, I think it’s pretty cool to see how much technology has evolved over the years. But, like the saying goes, there’s nothing better than the original…

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