Bats Map the World By Time, Not Distance
Learn about whether you should fear AI; the science of a good selfie; and how bats map the world by time, not distance.
Additional resources from Michael Wooldridge:
- Pick up “A Brief History of Artificial Intelligence: What It Is, Where We Are, and Where We Are Going” at your local bookstore: https://www.indiebound.org/book/9781250770745
- Twitter: https://twitter.com/wooldridgemike
- Oxford faculty page: https://www.cs.ox.ac.uk/people/michael.wooldridge/
Selfies Really Do Make Your Nose Look Big originally aired April 24, 2018 https://omny.fm/shows/curiosity-daily/hubble-telescope-history-selfie-science-and-exerci
Bats map the world by time, not distance by Briana Brownell
- A surprising discovery: Bats know the speed of sound from birth. (2021). EurekAlert! https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2021-05/tu-asd050521.php
- Amichai, E., & Yovel, Y. (2021). Echolocating bats rely on an innate speed-of-sound reference. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 118(19), e2024352118. https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.2024352118
- How do bats echolocate and how are they adapted to this activity? (1998, December 21). Scientific American. https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/how-do-bats-echolocate-an/
- Thaler, L. (2015). Using Sound to Get Around. APS Observer, 28(10). https://www.psychologicalscience.org/observer/using-sound-to-get-around
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