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World’s first ‘thinking’ robot correctly steers itself around objects

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World’s first ‘thinking’ robot correctly steers itself around objects

The world’s first ‘thinking’ robot has been created by scientists in Japan and uses neurons grown in a lab to figure out problems and successfully steer itself towards its goal.

Scientists said that the robot used a technique called ‘physical reservoir computing’ to dodge the various objects in its way and its cells were electrically stimulated every time it hit a barrier or deviated more than 90 degrees from its target.

As you can see from the above video, it learned pretty quickly to make its way towards its intended goal.

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