Google AI learns how to play soccer with a virtual ant

Google doesn’t explain the significance in-depth, but it’s quick to mention that this could be very helpful for “robotic manipulation.” A legged robot could start walking (or adapt to unforgiving conditions) without receiving explicit instructions, and a robot arm could safely grab unfamiliar objects. Between this and Google’s other DeepMind research, the building blocks of AI-driven robotics are slowly coming into place.


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