Watch Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos Control a Giant Mech Robot

Add this one to the growing pile of evidence that the world is slowly transitioning into a sci-fi dystopia: a billionaire entrepreneur with a side-line building space rockets has been showing off piloting a 13-foot-tall robot. Amazon CEO and fifth richest person in the world Jeff Bezos got behind the wheel (well, dual joysticks) of the bot at the retailing giant’s annual robotics conference. He tweeted out the picture above earlier this morning, saying: “I just got to pilot an awesome (and huge) robot thanks to Hankook Mirae Technology.” Other conference attendees videoed the event, and Bezos can be seen waving around the robot’s arms and asking: “Why do I feel so much like Sigourney Weaver?” Reports that Bezos then told the crowd to... Continue reading…

Watch Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos Control a Giant Mech Robot

A mysterious mech robot makes its debut for Amazon.

Mon 20 Mar 17 from SPACE.com

Watch Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos Control a Giant Mech Robot, Mon 20 Mar 17 from Livescience

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Mon 20 Mar 17 from HotHardware

This is Jeff Bezos riding a giant robot

Early Monday morning, the Amazon CEO tweeted a picture of himself riding a huge robot from Korean company Hankook Mirae Technology.        

Mon 20 Mar 17 from USA today

CEO Jeff Bezos pilots 13-foot mech at Amazon conference

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Mon 20 Mar 17 from Techspot

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Mon 20 Mar 17 from Gizmodo

Jeff Bezos looks a little too happy piloting a giant mechanical robot

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Mon 20 Mar 17 from The Verge

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