intelligence

TEDTalks : The amazing intelligence of crows – Joshua Klein

Hacker and writer Joshua Klein is fascinated by crows. (Notice the gleam of intelligence in their little black eyes?) After a long amateur study of corvid behavior, he’s come up with an elegant machine that may form a new bond between animal and human. (2008) Note: This is a user submitted video under “User Submitted”

Stefano Mancuso: The roots of plant intelligence

www.ted.com Plants behave in some oddly intelligent ways fighting predators, maximizing food opportunities … But can we think of them as actually having a form of intelligence of their own? Italian botanist Stefano Mancuso presents intriguing evidence.TEDTalks is a daily video podcast of the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where the world’s

Boeing Unveils Spy Plane of the Future

It may look like a futuristic starfighter, but this sleek gun-metal craft is Boeing’s latest unmanned spy plane. Called the Phantom Ray, the cutting-edge unmanned airborne system (UAS) was unveiled at a ceremony in St Louis yesterday. The sleek craft has a 50ft wingspan, measures 36ft long and has a gross weight of 36,500lbs. It