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September 12, 2016

Now I Know How Idiots Survive

Researchers show that an iron bar is capable of decision-making


(Phys.org)—Decision-making—the ability to choose one path out of several options—is generally considered a cognitive ability possessed by biological systems, but not by physical objects. Now in a new study, researchers have shown that any rigid physical (i.e., non-living) object, such as an iron bar, is capable of decision-making by gaining information from its surroundings accompanied by physical fluctuations

2 comments:

underground pewster said...

The iron bars' secret is out. Just wait until the concrete blocks hear about it.

sig94 said...

Pewster - they've already started a lawsuit.