NASA Proves Humans Fly Drones Better Than AI

Artificial intelligence (AI) still has a ways to go before it reigns supreme.

In October, a group of researchers at California’s NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) pitted a professional human drone racer, Ken Loo, against an AI-piloted drone. They set out to test two years of research into drone autonomy, which was funded by Google.

The researchers built three custom drones with algorithms that were outfitted with Google’s Tango, a platform that uses computer vision to help devices

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