No, it isn't playing dead. Boston Dynamics' robo-dog Spot experiences a technical failure at Amazon's Re:Mars conference.
Cleaning Out 6 Months of Dust from a Server in Afghanistan
Cleaning out six months of dust from inside a server in Afghanistan with an air compressor. Keep in mind, this was an indoor server, actually behind two doors. It's a testament to just how dusty the air really is in Kandahar!