WATCH: This backflipping robot proves the machines are about to rise up and kill us all 11 months ago

WATCH: This backflipping robot proves the machines are about to rise up and kill us all

Technological singularity is the term for when artificial intelligence gets to the point where it rapidly becomes more clever than its creators, and probably destroys the human race. It’s a plot point in many a science fiction film, but many worry that it could genuinely happen.

Well, we regret to inform you that it has started. Someone has build a backflipping Terminator that is definitely going to kill us all.

The robot 5ft tall robot, named Atlas, has been built  Boston Dynamics. The robotics company are known for their incredible - and often terrible prototype robots. They've also built robot dogs:


And wildcats.

And 6ft 5 wheeled nightmares.

We welcome our new robot overlords.