Re: Schmidhuber

From: Philip Goetz (
Date: Wed Aug 09 2006 - 10:10:47 MDT

On 6/23/06, Brian Atkins <> wrote:
> I think the first DARPA event failed mainly due to lack of testing and
> development by the teams involved on the kind of real world off-road course they
> had to face. Some got thrown by mechanical problems, most got thrown by their
> code not being able to deal with certain kinds of challenges that the off-road
> course had. With more experience they were able to refine their code to handle
> all the gotchas for the second event.

Do scientists in general tend to spend too much time theorizing and
building things, relative to testing them out?

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