The Margin: Amazon’s Jeff Bezos brings robot dog for a walk at tech conference

Say hello to Jeff Bezos’ little friend.

Taking my new dog for a walk at the #MARS2018 conference. #BostonDynamicspic.twitter.com/vE6CXrvV3o

— Jeff Bezos (@JeffBezos) March 19, 2018

The founder and chief executive of Amazon.com Inc. AMZN, +2.69% showed up to the MARS conference Monday with a Boston Dynamics robot dog in tow — apparently the SpotMini robot seen in a recent video opening doors. “Taking my new dog for a walk,” he said in a tweet.

Amazon’s annual conference in Palm Springs, Calif., is an invitation-only event focusing on machine learning, automation, robotics and space exploration.

According to social media posts, Bezos also played the bottle flip game and led a mini robot parade.

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