Re: TECH: Jet powered beer coolers

From: Mike Lorrey (
Date: Mon Jul 30 2001 - 09:52:38 MDT

Yes, it would. It would necessitate the development of a logical system
of discerning vulnerable points and components, as well as strategies
for using hazards against the opponent while minimizing exposure of
one's self to them. This would be a true programmers competition. But,
of course, it would have to be set up to provide ample audience
excitement. Not that many people get off on IF THEN statements.

Spike Jones wrote:
> Brian Atkins wrote:
> > We need the Extropian Battlebot :-)
> The comedy channel battlebot contest is already stale. I propose
> a new contest between machines, except that they do not get remote
> instructions from a human, but rather make up their own mechanical
> minds on how to destroy the opponent.
> Now *that* would be a cool contest. spike

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