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Will robots walk like cockroaches?

Cockroaches might seem like the most unlikely source of inspiration, but the way the insects move fast around obstacles provides insights into the future of robot movement.
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https://futurism.com/build-better-climbing-robot-copy-cockroach/

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I think we'll see a lot of robots that have several legs. Their center of gravity is such that balance isn't nearly as much of a challenge as it is for bipeds.
Ultimately we'll get the balance thing down, though.
Then we'll see more human like bipeds.
Soft bodied bipeds will be easier to relate to.
It's instinctual to be wary of anything we perceive as being different than ourselves.

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