BigDog is a dog-sized pack mule robot created by Boston Dynamics. Boston Dynamics also made a cuter version of the robot named LittleDog. LittleDog is seen typing at a keyboard in this video at the UCSB Robotics Lab. The little robot is being teleoperated by a person using Microsoft's Kinect technology.
Nina Sen is a frequent contributor to Live Science’s Life’s Little Mysteries series: an exploration and explanation of our world’s phenomena, both natural and man-made. She also writes astronomy photo stories for Live Science's sister site Space.com.