Robots evolve sharing, altruism, might not be plotting our downfall

Usually when we hear about robots learning a new skill through evolutionary programming, it makes us fear for the coming robopocalypse. But just this once it appears they may be learning something friendly, too. A program in Switzerland has put simple robots through hundreds of generations of simulated evolution, and… » 5/05/11 8:00am 5/05/11 8:00am