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Offline Ataraxia

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The Open Worm Project
« on: December 20, 2013, 04:40:34 PM »
"A project to create artificial life has hit a key milestone - the simulated creature can now wriggle."

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-25461358

http://www.openworm.org

I don't know about anyone else, but it find this awesome and really exciting.
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Re: The Open Worm Project
« Reply #1 on: December 20, 2013, 05:22:56 PM »
Thanks so much for making me aware of this.  This is just plain cool.

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Re: The Open Worm Project
« Reply #2 on: December 20, 2013, 06:12:11 PM »
Finally, someone else (worms) has to worry more about the world being a computer simulation than we do.

I love knowing that I'll get to be astonished almost every day from between now and when I die. This is today's astonishment. What will the morrow bring?
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Re: The Open Worm Project
« Reply #3 on: December 20, 2013, 06:28:13 PM »
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Soon the Open Worm creators hope to make a virtual version of C. elegans available online so people can interact with it via a web browser.
How does this differ from either "Worms Armageddon" or that Worm game on my 'phone?
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Re: The Open Worm Project
« Reply #4 on: December 20, 2013, 06:42:05 PM »
World's most technologically advanced bait.
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Re: The Open Worm Project
« Reply #5 on: December 20, 2013, 07:06:23 PM »
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