Navigating dynamic 3D environments while flying!

Moving through busy environments is a complex task that is becoming increasingly easy for computer systems to perform on the groud. The task is made even harder while flying if you want to fly low to the ground. New obstacles become serious problems, like power lines and overpasses. A team at Carnegie Mellon University have [...]

The military gives the Turing Test a go.

We have talked about the turing test before, now it appears the US Army wants to give it a shot in World of Warcraft. Along with several other advanced technologies like regenerating body parts, erasing bad memories, and electronic telepathy they are attempting to develop virtual soldiers that look and behave like a real human. [...]

Adrift in the silence, but now a melody from the void

Over the last week or so I haven’t seen many breakthrough bits of research that I wanted to share with Automatons Adrift. I have been reading the papers from AIIDE 2008 and some of them have been very interesting. I will share a synopsis of some of the cool ideas shared at that conference in [...]

The dawn of a new age.

Congratulations to my American brothers, I believe your world just got a thousand times better. Now let’s all work together and make the world as a whole an even better place.