Computer stimulation that teaches itself to walk. The Flexible Muscle-Based Locomotion for Bipedal Creaturesis a collaboration between scientists at Utrecht University and the University of British Columbia. It’s basically a computer program that simulates a variety of different body shapes and species types that learn to walk through trial and error. Watch the video, it’s a bit hilarious. (Article & Video)
There’s just something really funny about this gif. It’s like… watching an outake of a boyband’s music video.