Monthly Archives: January 2009
With a more thorough understanding of how primitive life forms survive, the researchers believe they can provide robots with a better ability to move, hunt, sense danger, and escape. They suggest that strong survival and hunting skills can be put to use in applications ranging from security guard dog robots to swarm robots tasked with exploring the surface of an alien planet.
Kawaguchi, a professor at the University of Tokyo Graduate School of Interdisciplinary Information Studies, has become known for creating artistic computer graphics programs that exhibit “lifelike” behavior such as self-organization and self-propagation.
I’ve always said the Benny Hill theme makes everything better.
I don’t think I’ve been proven wrong yet. This would almost certainly be worse without music!
An inspiring story in which a young girl goes out of her way to impress a boy who’s not worth the effort, proves she’s better than him, and moves on with her life. Via Neatorama.