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Help Wanted: Robot Evangelist

Preaching Bot SpotMini  Someone at Boston Dynamics has a great sense of humor.  The company, which is a robot R&D epicenter, just posted a job opening for a Robot Evangelist.  Seriously!  The evangelist's job is to sell the world on commercial uses of their animal inspired robots.  Robotic applications include commercial security, logistics and construction.  This move by Boston Dynamics underscores a big push for market-driven, money-making, widespread use of robotics across industries. Military Robots in Service Boston Dynamics' roots are deeply intertwined with DARPA, the US Defense Department's Advanced Research Projects Agency.  DARPA's mission is to develop breakthrough technology that provides the US military overwhelming competitive advantages.  Over the years, DARPA has funded Boston Dynamics robotic programs with an estimated $150 million.  The investment is well worth it.  The company has created the world's fastest, biggest and most agile