Robot Octopus. You have all been warned.

by | Jul 27, 2011 | Cephalopods, Technology | 1 comment

Remember that scene from one of those bad “The Matrix” sequels where the last remaining human beings living underground go to war with giant flying robot octopuses that basically drill into their lair?  Apparently we’re one step closer to that fun sounding apocalypse with the development of an octopus-like neural network that drives the above tentacle.  A link over at Boing Boing explains that this is all in the name of humanity as scientists work to replicate the complex distributed brain functionality that exists in the octo world. A cool video after the jump.

We like to poke fun at our resident ceph-geek Rich Ross, but he may be right after all; Cephalopods will one day rule the Earth.

  • Josh Saul

    Josh Saul is a technology consultant for large global banks. He has been involved in the aquarium hobby for 20 years and has been SCUBA diving for more than 30.

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  1. Randy Donowitz

    wow super cool!


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