Inspired by self-assembly in nature, Radhika Nagpal, Michael Rubenstein and Alex Cornejo at Harvard University developed a self-assembling swarm of 1,024 robots. These kilobots – where a kilo stands for 1,024 – can form complex 2D shapes including a star, a wrench and the letter “k”.
Everywhere I turn I am seeing the rise of the machine!
Can anyone say Terminator or Matrix?
It is cool, but the machines are getting smarter, faster and we are making them this way.
I suggest we enjoy them to their best until the day they take over![SOURCE](http://robohub.org/thousand-robot-swarm-self-assembles-into-arbitrary-shapes/)