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How A Robotic Octopus Could Help Us Control Autonomous Drone Swarms | Popular Science

How A Robotic Octopus Could Help Us Control Autonomous Drone Swarms | Popular Science

Evolution goes like this: cockroach, octopus, robot swarm. At least, that’s the rough impression I got after talking to James Crowder, a Raytheon engineer who’s working on solving the problems of artificial intelligence.Crowder’s focus is on systems that reason and learn on their own. For a decade, this meant building a robotic cockroach that’s afraid of light. Now, it means an octopus-inspired robot…

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