Robot Armies and Thaler’s Creativity Machine

Perhaps the most impressive — and spookiest — aspect of the project is the swarming behavior of the robots. In computer simulations, they acted together to tackle obstacles and grouped together into defensive formations where needed, Thaler said. They also worked out how to deal with defenders, and spontaneously devised the most efficient strategy for mapping their environment, he added.

Read Experimental AI Powers Robot Army from WIRED and learn more about Stephen Thaler (and the Creativity Machine) from the Whats New Media Wiki.

Update: Military Builds Robotic Insects from WIRED

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