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Alan H
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Re: Science videos

#441 Postby Alan H » June 8th, 2015, 12:47 am

Latest post of the previous page:

Amazing.

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Re: Science videos

#442 Postby Dave B » June 8th, 2015, 9:43 am

Great steps in some aspects of autonomic decision/action but I wonder how much is simply following a program. With industrial robots most of the work is done by fixed programs, follow the same actions every time, no possibility of recovering dropped items etc. That is where the new work is being done, critical decision/action choice on error.

Avoiding large infrared emitting bodies is quite easy, what would the greeting robot do if the visitpr simply ignored it? Just stick to the program script? Any black box can do that.

The recent DARPA robotics competition seems to indicate some limits to autonomic action at the moment.

But, each year there seems to be a bit more acheived, all that's needed now is a small but longer lasting power supply and better a smaller and better AI.
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Re: Science videos

#443 Postby Alan H » June 8th, 2015, 2:36 pm

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Re: Science videos

#444 Postby Dave B » June 8th, 2015, 3:08 pm

And, we are told, we ain't seen nothing yet!

Pretty good so far though!,
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Re: Science videos

#445 Postby Alan H » June 8th, 2015, 4:15 pm

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Re: Science videos

#446 Postby Dave B » June 8th, 2015, 5:37 pm

Looks a bit battered.
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Re: Science videos

#447 Postby Alan H » June 8th, 2015, 5:43 pm

Dave B wrote:Looks a bit battered.
So would you be... :smile:
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Re: Science videos

#448 Postby Alan H » June 8th, 2015, 6:08 pm

Dave B wrote:And, we are told, we ain't seen nothing yet!

Pretty good so far though!,

However...

Thrills and spills as world's best robots take each other on
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Re: Science videos

#449 Postby Alan H » June 8th, 2015, 6:10 pm

Watch here and all six hours of it here:

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Re: Science videos

#450 Postby Dave B » June 8th, 2015, 8:01 pm

Yup, it's going to take a while to reach, "I Robot" levels! :D
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Re: Science videos

#451 Postby Alan H » June 13th, 2015, 11:33 am

What's the next number in this series? 2, 3, 4, 82000, ?

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Re: Science videos

#452 Postby Alan H » June 25th, 2015, 12:58 am

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Re: Science videos

#453 Postby Alan H » June 26th, 2015, 9:45 pm

Flippin' 'eck!

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Re: Science videos

#454 Postby Dave B » June 26th, 2015, 9:47 pm

Nasty stuff that lithium!
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Re: Science videos

#455 Postby Alan H » July 21st, 2015, 1:29 pm

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Re: Science videos

#456 Postby Altfish » July 22nd, 2015, 12:25 pm

A Brief History of Everything, feat. Neil deGrasse Tyson

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7KYTJ8t ... e=youtu.be

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Re: Science videos

#457 Postby Tetenterre » July 29th, 2015, 10:50 am

Steve

Quantum Theory: The branch of science with which people who know absolutely sod all about quantum theory can explain anything.

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Re: Science videos

#458 Postby getreal » July 29th, 2015, 2:12 pm

That was amazing Tetenterre!

I must show my daughter. Isn't science wonderful? And how humans use it for all sorts of purposes-even entertainment!
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Re: Science videos

#459 Postby Tetenterre » August 11th, 2015, 4:37 pm

Steve

Quantum Theory: The branch of science with which people who know absolutely sod all about quantum theory can explain anything.

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Re: Science videos

#460 Postby Alan H » August 11th, 2015, 6:01 pm

Maybe the title of this thread should just be 'science (and maths)...

Attack on the pentagon results in discovery of new mathematical tile

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Re: Science videos

#461 Postby Dave B » August 11th, 2015, 6:04 pm

Escher would have appreciated that!
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