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Re: Science videos

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

Latest post of the previous page:

Amazing.

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#442 Post by 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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#443 Post by Alan H » June 8th, 2015, 2:36 pm

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#444 Post by 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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#445 Post by Alan H » June 8th, 2015, 4:15 pm

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

Looks a bit battered.
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#447 Post by Alan H » June 8th, 2015, 5:43 pm

Dave B wrote:Looks a bit battered.
So would you be... :smile:
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#448 Post by 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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#449 Post by Alan H » June 8th, 2015, 6:10 pm

Watch here and all six hours of it here:

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#450 Post by 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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#451 Post by Alan H » June 13th, 2015, 11:33 am

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

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

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

Flippin' 'eck!

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

Nasty stuff that lithium!
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#455 Post by Alan H » July 21st, 2015, 1:29 pm

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#456 Post by 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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#457 Post by 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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#458 Post by 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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#459 Post by Tetenterre » August 11th, 2015, 4:37 pm

Steve

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#460 Post by 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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#461 Post by Dave B » August 11th, 2015, 6:04 pm

Escher would have appreciated that!
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