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Beyond Da Feet Automata

Rich Newman carved this automaton of a couple dancing on a cloud. It's set to the music of TagYerit's song "Beyond da Feet". The automaton is built of oak, w...
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Army Robotics Researchers Look Far into the Future

Army Robotics Researchers Look Far into the Future | Heron | Scoop.it
The U.S. Army envisions a future where robots are integral members of the team performing autonomous actions and maintaining current capabilities. Five years ago, the U.S. Army Research Laboratory, known as ARL, set out to ...

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Using 3D printers to print out self-learning robots - Apollon

Using 3D printers to print out self-learning robots - Apollon | Heron | Scoop.it

When the robots of the future are set to extract minerals from other planets, they need to be both self-learning and self-repairing. Researchers at Oslo University have already succeeded in producing self-instructing robots on 3D printers.



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3D-printed & BITalino-powered Robotic Prosthetic Hand - YouTube

We love to hear about the cool projects done with BITalino. António Bernardino is a Biomedical Engineering MSc Student at FCT/UNL, developing a 3D printed ro...

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ROS Tutorials to Start Working with Arduino and Raspberry Pi | Into Robotics

ROS Tutorials to Start Working with Arduino and Raspberry Pi | Into Robotics | Heron | Scoop.it
In this article I explore a series of tutorials to start working with ROS on Arduino and Raspberry Pi

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2R Hardware & Electronics: Darwin, Open Platform Humanoid robot

2R Hardware & Electronics: Darwin, Open Platform Humanoid robot | Heron | Scoop.it
2R Hardware & Electronics: Darwin, Open Platform Humanoid robot http://t.co/fSDoQAzvae

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▶ Tightest Parallel Park Record Broken by China’s Han Yue - Guinness World Records - YouTube

▶ Tightest Parallel Park Record Broken by China’s Han Yue - Guinness World Records - YouTube | Heron | Scoop.it
The tightest parallel park is 8 cm (3.15 in) and was achieved by Han Yue (China) using the MINI 3 Door Hatch during the China Drift Championship held in Chon...
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▶ Motorized Drift Trike - SFD Industries - YouTube

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▶ Mechanic Constructs Drivable "Upside Down Truck" - YouTube

▶ Mechanic Constructs Drivable "Upside Down Truck" - YouTube | Heron | Scoop.it
Mechanic Constructs Drivable "Upside Down Truck" Barcroft Cars - The Home Of Amazing Car Stories Online SUBSCRIBE: http://bit.ly/1sHvkD5 A man has built an i...
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Lotus F1 Cloud Technology Partners – Private Cloud | EMC

Lotus F1 Cloud Technology Partners – Private Cloud | EMC | Heron | Scoop.it
EMC presents an 18-wheeler making a world record-breaking jump over a speeding Lotus F1 race car. See the full video and learn more about our cloud technology partnership.
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20 Gifs That Teach You Science Concepts Better Than Your Teacher Probably Can

20 Gifs That Teach You Science Concepts Better Than Your Teacher Probably Can | Heron | Scoop.it
Not to critique teachers or anything. It's just that these Gifs are astoundingly elegant.
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BerryIMU - Orientation sensor for the Raspberry Pi

BerryIMU - Orientation sensor for the Raspberry Pi | Heron | Scoop.it
BerryIMU - An accelerometer, gyroscope and magnetometer which is specifically designed for the Raspberry Pi.
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Raspitab – the first tablet with Raspberry Pi inside

Raspitab – the first tablet with Raspberry Pi inside | Heron | Scoop.it
The hackable friendly Linux tablet with internal space for self engineering and a Raspberry Pi heart. Use it anywhere – it’s up to you!
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Drone ambulância chega voando com desfibrilador

Drone ambulância chega voando com desfibrilador | Heron | Scoop.it
O veículo aéreo não tripulado consegue chegar sozinho até o paciente rastreando seu celular.
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Tired of Doing Your Laundry? PR2 Robot Comes to the Rescue - NBCNews.com

Tired of Doing Your Laundry? PR2 Robot Comes to the Rescue - NBCNews.com | Heron | Scoop.it
It would be nice to have a robot around the house to handle the laundry, right? The Jetsons had one (among other things), and you could, too — the PR2, a sem...
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Research and Academics: Meet iCub: the Cute Italian Humanoid that is Stealing Hearts | Robotics Trends

Research and Academics: Meet iCub: the Cute Italian Humanoid that is Stealing Hearts | Robotics Trends | Heron | Scoop.it
STMicroelectronics introduced iCub at this week’s Embedded Technology 2014 show in Japan, and as predicted, the Japanese are in love.

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10 jobs robots already do better than you

10 jobs robots already do better than you | Heron | Scoop.it
Outsourcing these tasks to robots may free up humans for more rewarding work

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From cognition to control: Fundamental research continues to advance cooperative robots

From cognition to control: Fundamental research continues to advance cooperative robots | Heron | Scoop.it
From disaster recovery to caring for the elderly in the home, scientists and engineers are developing robots that can handle critical tasks in close proximity to humans, safely and with greater resilience than previous generations of intelligent...

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Harvard Researchers Build $10 Robot That Can Teach Kids to Code | WIRED

Harvard Researchers Build $10 Robot That Can Teach Kids to Code | WIRED | Heron | Scoop.it
Mike Rubenstein has created a low-cost robot called AERobot, specifically designed to teach middle school and high school kids the fundamentals of robotics.
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Standing on the Shoulders of a Wingsuit Pilot

Standing on the Shoulders of a Wingsuit Pilot | Heron | Scoop.it
The wingsuit flying carpet. In August 2014, Team Betsafe s Espen Fadnes made history with Bjørn Magne Bryn by performing a solid connection between a wingsuit flying BASE jumper and a skydiving canopy flyer for more than 20 seconds, in Romsdalen valley, Norway.
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▶ How a Crookes radiometer works - YouTube

▶ How a Crookes radiometer works - YouTube | Heron | Scoop.it
A Crookes radiometer is driven by a thermal gas effect, and not "light pressure" as often thought. I demonstrate the radiometer in a vacuum chamber and expla...
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New 3D topological insulator is the nearest to perfection yet - physicsworld.com

New 3D topological insulator is the nearest to perfection yet - physicsworld.com | Heron | Scoop.it
BiSbTeSe2 behaves just how theory says it should
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Talking to the Creator of a Printer That Makes Self-Destructing Documents | VICE | United States

Talking to the Creator of a Printer That Makes Self-Destructing Documents | VICE | United States | Heron | Scoop.it
A new project paid for by a grant from the Mexican government is getting people talking about privacy, secrets, and what we need to know.
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Jacquard looms, and a Pi simulator | Raspberry Pi

Jacquard looms, and a Pi simulator | Raspberry Pi | Heron | Scoop.it

Jacquard looms, and the way some of these beautiful textiles relate directly to the history of programming. The Jacquard process for weaving was invented in the early 1800s; and we get excited about them because Jacquard looms were the very first

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