Best Tech Stories around the web #123

On the program this week: a bipedal robot, drones with parachutes, employees with microchips, a rotating skycraper and a demonstration of self-driving car.

This bipedal robot could deliver your packages one day by

Video: Bipedal robots have been a tough ask for engineers. Creating a bot that’s steady, self-balancing, and able to adapt to uneven terrain (one of the main advantages of going bipedal in the first place!) is a tough ask. Read more

 Amazon's delivery drones could drop packages with parachutes by

Amazon's much-anticipated (and long time coming) drone deliveries might technically finally be happening, but a new patent spotted by CNN suggests your next book or box-set might actually arrive via parachute. Read more

Would YOU let your boss implant you with a microchip? by

In a move that could be lifted straight from science fiction, workers at a Belgian marketing firm are being offered the chance to have microchips implanted in their bodies. Read more

There’s going to be a rotating skyscraper in Dubai by 2020 by

Video: An 80-storey ‘Dynamic Tower’ will be standing in Dubai by 2020 is everything goes to plan, architectural firm Dynamic Group has told us. Read more Self-Driving Car Handles Rainy Calif. Streets at Night by

Video: Last week we saw GM’s Cruise Automation self-driving car flawlessly conquer the busy streets of San Francisco, now this week startup is looking to one-up the competition. Read more