stoolpigeon writes "Folks from iRobot and the University of Chicago have been working on the DARPA chembots project. IEEE Spectrum has video and a short article on the progress thus far. The robots have soft elastic bodies and the articles author calls it, "...one of the coolest and weirdest robot prototypes we at IEEE Spectrum have ever seen."" Link to Original Source
The meta-Turing test counts a thing as intelligent if it seeks to
devise and apply Turing tests to objects of its own creation.
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