Robots are pretty cool

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Re: Robots are pretty cool
« Reply #30 on: February 14, 2020, 05:56:11 PM »
I'm looking forward to riding around on robotic horses

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« Reply #31 on: February 15, 2020, 07:38:51 PM »
that vid just popped up on my feed. it annoys me they made a 40 minute video on attaching the robot to the carriage, but the carriage build, which took five days, has no video. Grr!

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« Reply #32 on: February 17, 2020, 08:09:20 PM »
that vid just popped up on my feed. it annoys me they made a 40 minute video on attaching the robot to the carriage, but the carriage build, which took five days, has no video. Grr!

Yeah it kinda looks like a modified wheelchair
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Re: Robots are pretty cool
« Reply #33 on: February 17, 2020, 08:20:52 PM »
Savage is a hack and a condescending fuck.

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« Reply #34 on: February 18, 2020, 12:00:11 PM »
Savage is a hack and a condescending fuck.

i am starting to think this is the case

but his one day builds have some pretty good tips in em

Re: Robots are pretty cool
« Reply #35 on: April 04, 2020, 06:47:24 PM »
Super strong artificial muscles called HASEL actuators can lift between 200 - 1000 times their own weight and are super inexpensive to produce.

https://robotics.sciencemag.org/content/3/14/eaar3276.full
https://www.newsweek.com/soft-robotics-self-healing-actuators-muscles-hasel-771612

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« Reply #36 on: April 09, 2020, 01:41:34 PM »
hmmmmm, taking note of this for later


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« Reply #37 on: April 24, 2020, 02:51:04 PM »
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Disclaimer: This isn't actually Jordan Peterson saying this, but it was generated with a neural network.

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Re: Robots are pretty cool
« Reply #38 on: April 29, 2020, 08:09:33 PM »
https://openbionics.com/

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« Reply #39 on: May 12, 2020, 03:13:03 PM »
A video with examples of AIs trying to cheat at various tasks. For example, instead of playing a video game and racing to the finish, the AI just picks up powerups over and over because you get more points that way.

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Re: Robots are pretty cool
« Reply #40 on: June 05, 2020, 02:11:16 PM »
YouTube just suggested this to me. I guess I have to subscribe to his channel now.

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Can highly intelligent agents have stupid goals?
A look at The Orthogonality Thesis and the nature of stupidity.



He has more hair in this video.
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« Reply #41 on: June 06, 2020, 11:17:10 PM »

Re: Robots are pretty cool
« Reply #42 on: June 16, 2020, 12:12:22 PM »
Boston Dynamics is selling robots now

https://shop.bostondynamics.com/



"only" $75,000

with addons like LIDAR and camera modules
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Re: Robots are pretty cool
« Reply #43 on: June 16, 2020, 01:14:46 PM »
what are some possible uses for a bot package like that, beyond grad students fucking around with "research" ?

Re: Robots are pretty cool
« Reply #44 on: June 16, 2020, 04:35:33 PM »
what are some possible uses for a bot package like that, beyond grad students fucking around with "research" ?

tight/dangerous spaces?