DARPA. You can't reason with it.
You can't bargain with it.
And it absolutely will not stop until it's got all the government contracts sewn up.
To be fair, I love watching bigdog walking across that snowy carpark, and bearing in mind stealth bombers were flying around for a decade before anyone knew about it, what must the actual current version of big dog be like.
Come MIT, let's have a new video.