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  • Mancuso hopes to be able to show the first of this new class of phytomorphic machines by 2013 or 2014, which will look nothing like human-inspired androids or robots.

    Plants Will Think For Us

  • Maybe three years after his first phytomorphic machines, he envisions the debut of actual hybrids, half-plant, half-machine, giving mobility to the first and a form of intelligence to the second.

    Plants Will Think For Us

  • In a related piece, a phytomorphic motif of an Art Deco door is reduced to its essence, its abstract form traced only in dry applications of color.

  • 2013 -- 14: Debut of phytomorphic machines, or robots based on plant intelligence.

    What Happens Next: A Special Report on Energy, Finance and Society Through 2020


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