Spot the Four-Legged Boston Dynamics Robot Teases a Confused Dog in a Parking Lot

When Steve Jurvetson and friends took “Spot”, the four-legged Boston Dynamics robot out for a walk, they encountered a confused little dog who circled the parking lot, barked incessantly and couldn’t stop staring at the foreign creature that perhaps seemed like a robotic version of himself.

A demonstration of Spot’s varying gaits.

Dog Robot

Fido vs Spot

photos by Steve Jurvetson