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Offline FRAMEshift

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robotic bees?
« on: October 01, 2012, 09:59:48 PM »
Programmers are modelling the brain of a bee and using artificial intelligence techniques to produce a robotic bee.  Bees are a more complicated project since bees respond to external stimuli and have complex behavior.

http://gigaom.com/data/researchers-using-ai-to-build-robotic-bees/
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Re: robotic bees?
« Reply #1 on: October 01, 2012, 10:37:33 PM »
Interesting link Frameshift. 

It’s sure going to be a challenge to make an artificial bee.  Wonder if our right leaning bee keepers approve of this use of tax dollars?  Maybe a few dollars should be set aside to save the real McCoys.

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Re: robotic bees?
« Reply #2 on: October 01, 2012, 11:56:28 PM »
Wonder if our right leaning bee keepers approve of this use of tax dollars? 

After they succeed in modelling the brain of a bee, the next step will be to model the brain of a....   oh, I guess that should be in the Coffee House.   :evil:

Bluebee, I have a book suggestion for you.  "Twilight of the Elites" by Christopher Hayes.
"You never can tell with bees."  --  Winnie-the-Pooh