Robots have been getting cooler, smarter, and sexier. Now, we have the ATLAS Robot from Boston Dynamics, using a control algorithm by the Robotics Lab at the Institute for Human & Machine Cognition (IHMC), and things are looking sweet. It honestly seems like we’ve nearly brought robots wonderfully close to that special spot of totally helpful, totally obedient, totally enthusiastic—all before the inevitable takedown of humanity, of course; but what a grand few years of man-machine utopia!