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Meh,I'd be interested only if they're going to make robotic flying birds hehe tongue.gif

Actually, this has already been done by a company in Germany. Mech bird that mimics real bird movement and flight characteristics. Its pretty amazing.
I believe the same company has developed a battery powered aircraft with a 5 hr flight time....................................
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Actually, this has already been done by a company in Germany. Mech bird that mimics real bird movement and flight characteristics. Its pretty amazing.
I believe the same company has developed a battery powered aircraft with a 5 hr flight time....................................

Ya I saw a video about it and they make flying penguins too,though I'd actually like to improve it biggrin.gif
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So Google X is basically everyone's dream job tongue.gif
Again, I want to note that there are other companies that do "blue sky" research as well...
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Again, I want to note that there are other companies that do "blue sky" research as well...

Oh of course it's just because this thread is concerning Google's program that I made that statement but yes there are absolutely other companies that have departments like this.
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Again, I want to note that there are other companies that do "blue sky" research as well...

Sorry for being a noob but what do you mean by blue sky?
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It would be pretty stupid to not let machines do everything they can do just to save jobs.

Is it? You unemployed man?
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Sorry for being a noob but what do you mean by blue sky?

Think tanks... research that may not result in value....

Basically, jobs were really smart people play with ideas. The Internet itself evolved out of military funded blue skies research.


It's called "blue skies" because is a job where people sit and stare out the window thinking about things.
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Think tanks... research that may not result in value....

Basically, jobs were really smart people play with ideas. The Internet itself evolved out of military funded blue skies research.


It's called "blue skies" because is a job where people sit and stare out the window thinking about things.

That seams like the kind of stuff I like to do biggrin.gif,thanks for the info smile.gif
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This is OCN...EVERYONE here is interested in technology tongue.gif

Except the people in the news section tongue.gif
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