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July 6, 2016

The Mother of All Very, Very, Very Bad Ideas

Scientists are teaching robots how to hunt down prey
The predator robot's hardware is actually modeled directly after members of the animal kingdom, as the robot uses a special "silicon retina" that mimics the human eye. Delbruck is the inventor, created as part of the VISUALISE project. It allows robots to track with pixels that detect changes in illumination and transmit information in real time instead of a slower series of frames like a regular camera uses.

Posted by gerardvanderleun at July 6, 2016 8:19 AM. This is an entry on the sideblog of American Digest: Check it out.

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I wonder if they can detect a deadfall trap any better than a lion, wolf, or bear can?

Posted by: Speller [TypeKey Profile Page] at July 6, 2016 11:50 AM

I am looking forward to this game. What is the gubmit law that covers killing a robot? Destruction of gubmit property?

Posted by: Terry [TypeKey Profile Page] at July 6, 2016 12:24 PM

Don't. Make. Any. Sudden. Moves.

Posted by: Casey Klahn [TypeKey Profile Page] at July 6, 2016 5:45 PM

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