“Robot” Gunslinger by Bosstown Dynamics Fools Many ~ VIDEO

U.S.A.-(Ammoland.com)- A new Bosstown Dynamics video created by Corridor has gone viral. The video has over two million views so far. Many are fooled by the well-done video, assuming that the images are real. It is not hard to understand.  There are videos of actual Russian robots shooting guns, videos of dog-like American military experimental robots, and others.

We are on in the process of breakthrough technologies. It is a continuing revolution that started about 500 years ago. We can call this advance the computer revolution, the digital revolution, the information age, or the beginning of the singularity.

The Bosstown Dynamics video is not real. It does not have images of a real robot gunslinger. It is made with clever CGI technology, where the motions of a human actor are used to create an animated video. It is very well done, and can fool nearly anyone. A source called me and asked if I had seen the video. It was described as “scary”. It is scary, perhaps not so much for the Terminator type robot, but for the ability of modern digital technology to create false images that are not easily distinguished from reality.

Bosstown does not have an enormous budget. They have computers, skill, a modest budget, and talent. To their credit, they show how they created the video using CGI. Over two million people watched the fake military robot video so far. Only half a million viewed the video showing it was a fake.

I was skeptical of the video, not because to robot did as well as it did; but because I did not think we had power supplies advanced enough to power it. Another tip-off is humanoid robots have limited usefulness.

Killing machines can be much simpler and still be extremely effective. Current drones will be easier to grant autonomy to than humanoid robots.

The fight to restore the Constitutional Republic of the United States has primarily been an information war.  The Progressives captured the mass media, the education system, most of Hollywood, and the bureaucracies.  We have been ruled by a Mediacracy.

The elites are losing the ability to control what information the people have to make decisions. AmmoLand News is at the tip of that spear, that is why they hate us.

Bosstown Dynamics does the world a service by showing how easily videos can be faked. Things that make it harder to fake a video are date-time stamps and geo-stamping.

The two can be compared to make sure the background, shadows, and weather all are compatible with reality. It is much harder to fake a real location and time with a different location and time. Videos done indoors are easier to fake than those done outdoors.

Many of those who desire an unarmed population are highly talented people. The technology to fake videos is becoming more capable and more available every day.

People need to become skeptical and critical of what is used as evidence. There is an old saying “Believe nothing that you hear, and only half of what you see”.  The provenance of digital evidence is as important as is the provenance of physical evidence.

Those who would rule do not need robot warriors if they can control what information flows to the people they would rule.

About Dean Weingarten:

Dean Weingarten has been a peace officer, a military officer, was on the University of Wisconsin Pistol Team for four years, and was first certified to teach firearms safety in 1973. He taught the Arizona concealed carry course for fifteen years until the goal of constitutional carry was attained. He has degrees in meteorology and mining engineering, and recently retired from the Department of Defense after a 30 year career in Army Research, Development, Testing, and Evaluation.

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LOL! That is great! I just hope it’s not from Cyberdyne.

Ryben Flynn

Did not fool me. I saw the previous video and the “making of” and “behind the scenes”. It is some of the best motion capture I’ve seen on a budget that rivals the millions the “Big Boys” spend on a motion picture.


This video production is 1000 times BETTER than the “green screen” technology which the PRESSTITUTE msm has and still uses to show America “WAR SITES”.


The real way to know that this video is fake is to see all the irresponsible things done it. Only an idiot would give a robot a loaded gun or stand in line of fire or throw stuff at it and spin it in circles while it is armed. This is irresponsible and isn’t done even with human shooters. When I first saw it, I did’t believe a bit of it, including all of the nonsense computer noises and goofy sounds this thing makes, etc. This whole episode is so gun illiterate, it can only come from a studio, because… Read more »

Wild Bill

, True, but if the Chinese think that our autonomous killing machine is better than the one they are developing, that might give them pause, and buy us some time.


It’s also true (at least, it has been so far for the most part) that whatever we can imagine, we can do. True, we don’t have warp drive or the ability to “beam me up, Scotty” — yet — but there is a fellow in San Diego who claims the ability to phaser you at distances of a quarter-mile…

The fly in this ointment is Scalia, whose dictum about weapons in common use being protected has a flip-side: weapons not in common use are not protected, so no phaser for you, citizen.


No phaser for you civilian. My response is; Only till the military has working, proven reliable phasers. Our Founding Fathers stated that Militias=Civilians have the RIGHT to have the same weapons as the Military.

Wild Bill

@Laddy, Yep, then we will get some; have contests and competitions; and hunt with them. Then, all of a sudden, they will be in common use!
For now, a quarter mile is 440 yards. I got that beat.


The real giveaway was when he smacked it on the back and it did not turn around to
assess the threat before killing it.


I thought, NEAT! This is what robots in the near future should be able to do. As for power, A small fist sized nuclear reactor would work wonders.