RE: [beam] self replicating and evolving robots
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Here we go again - the link to an online article on these automatons:
It's very interesting as these robots are evolved with only very little
human intervention. This is probably as close as anybody's ever come to
robots breeding robots. I guess I'll have to take back some of my arguments
that it will be a cold day in h*ll before robots will replicate. Still, it's
not the same as self-replication.
> this is a story in the newspaper not beam, not yet anyway. these
> things are
> modular units controlled by a computer that builds these into the real
> world. these things crawl blindly around on ther floor. the computer
> program opperated like this. the computer joined three building blocks
> joints, bars artificial nerves in varies ways, the ones that worked well
> were copied and mutated. these things were made by a 3-D printer. the
> Tetra (as i now know its named) contain 20 moduales and were 8 to 12 in
> long, and "they look strikingly different" one like a crab,
> arrow, snake and
> other shapes. the only reason i see that beam hasn't done this is our bots
> can't combine i know Mark Tilden combined the bodies but as far
> as i know he
> didsn't combined the mind. but what if you had a circut that would couple
> when a second one touched. maybe an H-switch could unhook it if it didn't
> move effeciently enough. a beacon on each to draw it others (if i sound
> crazy its just that im tired)
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> Here we go again - the link to an online article on these
> - Thomas
Remember: Technicians solve problems
Engineers design them
- At 12:23 AM 9/1/2000 , Thomas wrote:
>http://www.canoe.ca/CNEWSScience0008/30_robot.htmlHere's a much more interesting link to the place that did it - with movies.
>It's very interesting as these robots are evolved with only very little
>human intervention. This is probably as close as anybody's ever come to
>robots breeding robots. I guess I'll have to take back some of my arguments
>that it will be a cold day in h*ll before robots will replicate. Still, it's
>not the same as self-replication.
"Um, no - that's H,R,Y,N,K,I,W. No, not K,I,U,U, K,I,_W_. Yes,
that's right. Yes, I know it looks like "HOCKYRINK." Yup, only
2 vowels. Pronounciation? _SMITH_".