Economy 15 July 2013 Terrifying bipedal robot walks, climbs, dances to EDM Meet ATLAS, source of your eventual doom. Print HTML Continuing our infrequent series of terrifying robots which will surely enslave us all, here's a terrifying robot which will surely enslave us all: ATLAS is just the latest creation of Boston Dynamics, the robot farm which also created the Cheetah, a quadrupedal robot which can run faster than Usain Bolt: The sand flea, a wheeled robot which can jump 30 feet in the air: And the BigDog, a deer-sized quadruped which can walk on ice, run, climb uneven terrain and throw cinderblocks at head height 17 feet away: If it's not clear, these people will kill us all, and their robots will feast on the trace metals in our charred remains. › The map which explains why Boris Johnson wants to close Heathrow Alex Hern is a technology reporter for the Guardian. He was formerly staff writer at the New Statesman. You should follow Alex on Twitter. Subscribe More Related articles What's to be done about racial inequality? Ignore the spin - social housing is still under threat from the Conservatives Who benefits, and who loses out, from David Cameron’s housing plan?