AI beat us in the quest to find the Holy Grail

By | March 25, 2013
Self-repairing electronics

The fabled Holy Grail is said to heal humans and grant them eternal life. But if and where and how to find it remains a mystery known only to Indiana Jones. Electronic chips, however, have already been granted self-healing powers, thanks to some Caltech students.

This will definitely affect everyday life: from space missions and more reliable communications satellites which could make good use of this sort of technology, as well as ubiquitous consumer electronics which tend to be subjected to environmental stress, like dropping your brand new smartphone on the floor.

/via +Darin R. McClure 

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