… now that I can dance.” There is some incredible creativity going on in the world. Boston Dynamics, a robot maker, posted a video of its robots dancing to “Do You Love Me”, a song from my youth at the beginning of 2021 (search “Do You Love Me Boston Dynamics” on YouTube if the link doesn’t work). I found out about it through an article in my professional magazine, IEEE’s Spectrum. There’s months of hard work by human dancers, choreographers, and programmers, requiring improvements to the robot’s hardware and software in this two minute video.
In several ways is reminds me of how the COVID-19 vaccine came about so quickly after decades of work by scientists and other researchers. Two years ago many of the vaccine developers were working on cancer cures.