Another thing that doesn’t require intelligence any more.

And pretty darn cool, especially considering the fact that you could build robot tankers as well. Pretty soon we’ll be able to get to the ideal of an entire military machine complex carrying war long after humans are extinct.

Droid pilots beat humans at air-to-air refuelling | The Register:

The software improved significantly during the trials, according to NASA test pilot Dick Ewers. Last year it flew “like a second lieutenant”, he said. But the robot rookie was upgraded, and now it’s “better than a skilled pilot”.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s


%d bloggers like this: