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DeepMind boffins are trying to help robots escape The Matrix and learn for themselves in the real world

SeanC4S

There was another paper recently that showed evolution could be just as effective as back propagation. I've been doing a little more work on scale free optimization: http://www.freebasic.net/forum/viewtopic.php?f=5&t=25133

While it is not possible to fill a human up with 5 liters of vegetable and have them run for a week, it seems like you will be able to fill up a humanoid robot with 5 to 10 liters of methanol and have it run for a week or 2:

http://www.freebasic.net/forum/viewtopic.php?f=17&t=25086

You would get around 20 Mega Joules per liter. I presume the conversion efficiency into mechanical work would be reasonable. Kinda bad news in terms of job and our physical security.

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