Just came across this interesting talk by Dennis Mong at TEDxNASA
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Besides liking the overall talk, one very specific moment touched me. Roughly at 9:44 DARwIn 2a an autonomous robot scores his first goal in 2006. And while the developers burst out in cheers and GOOOOAL cries, the robot just stands there. My impression seeing it was, he just did not understand what this fuss was about.
So while scoring a goal is very well possible today, it will take some more development until robots really can play football, also emotionally.
And at 12:20 he starts sharing the labs secrets of innovation and creativity. Very interesting.