“The competition was a major test of the proposition that someday teams of robots could help first responders assess disaster zones before risking human lives. It also marked an audacious step toward robot independence, since the robots would have to do their work mostly beyond human control.” WaPo Magazine: The Pentagon’s $82 Million Super Bowl of Robots. Inside a three-year competition that raises the question: How long until humans are obsolete? (Some days it feels like the decent ones already are…)