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Parasitic robot controls turtle it’s riding by giving it snacks | New Scientist

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08 May 2017



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In preparation for becoming humanity’s overlords, robots have started controlling turtles. By first getting the reptiles to associate a red light with food, the shell-attached robots can dictate where the turtle moves around a tank, creating a rather unusual parasitic relationship.

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