Last year, Google bought eight robotics companies in just six months, making the search giant a US military contractor. So what is the relationship between Google and the Department of Defense? This comic sheds a bit of light on the current situation.
Cartoonist and journalist Andy Warner outlines Google's connection to DARPA in his short comic Google's Other Androids, particularly with respect to the DARPA Robotics Challenge. Of course the big question is what Google will end up doing with all of these robotics projects moving forward.
Google's Other Androids [PandoDaily]