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Learn how to make a raspberry pi, but don't pour any custard! - Hebdenbridge Today

Learn how to make a raspberry pi, but don't pour any custard! - Hebdenbridge Today | Heron | Scoop.it
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Sony KOOV Blocks - The Awesomer

Sony KOOV Blocks - The Awesomer | Heron | Scoop.it
Sony's KOOV robot construction system is designed to teach kids basic robotic concepts. The colorful blocks snap together, and can be programmed using
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Book Recommendation: Calm Technology: Designing for Billions of Devices

Book Recommendation: Calm Technology: Designing for Billions of Devices | Heron | Scoop.it
Amber Case’s book “Calm Technology” could be required reading for hardware developers one day. It is packed with suggestions for building #IoT gadgets that will be pleasing to use…
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Galileo : deux nouveaux satellites entrent en service pour le GPS européen - Sciences - Numerama

Galileo : deux nouveaux satellites entrent en service pour le GPS européen - Sciences - Numerama | Heron | Scoop.it
La constellation des satellites européens Galileo compte deux satellites opérationnels de plus. Deux autres vont prochainement entrer en fonction.
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Evezor, the Open Source Manufacturing Platform for all your needs

Evezor, the Open Source Manufacturing Platform for all your needs | Heron | Scoop.it
A developer based in Chicago has created a new open source robotic arm and manufacturing platform called Evezor which is capable of taking you from prototype
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Artica lança "Summer Residence" para Makers

Artica lança "Summer Residence" para Makers | Heron | Scoop.it
Querem aproveitar o Verão para realizarem aquele projecto que há muito têm andado a matutar? A Artica dá uma ajuda, disponibilizando espaço e o ambiente propício para o fazerem com o seu "Summer Residence".
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Sony's fantastical Toio cubes combine robotics with papercraft

Sony's fantastical Toio cubes combine robotics with papercraft | Heron | Scoop.it
Sony's made some endearingly offbeat electronic toys over the years -- looking at you people who gave your Aibos funerals. The company's newest addition t
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Small space robot launches like a model rocket

Small space robot launches like a model rocket | Heron | Scoop.it
This handheld, rocket-powered robot can leap about 30 meters and make a targeted landing. Once it’s on the ground, it can then spin up and then abruptly brake its flywheel to jump forward or …
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Scanning Electron Microscope Adds to Already Impressive Garage Lab

Scanning Electron Microscope Adds to Already Impressive Garage Lab | Heron | Scoop.it
When you're a high schooler who built a semiconductor fab in your garage, what's next on your agenda? Why, adding a scanning electron microscope to your lab, naturally. How silly of you to ask.
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This doorlock from 1680 has lots of cool security features

This doorlock from 1680 has lots of cool security features | Heron | Scoop.it
This brass-and-steel “detector” doorlock, on display at Holland’s Rijksmuseum, was made in 1680 or so. It has lots of clever features. To open and close the latch, you have to fid…
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What's it like to drive the Fiat 28-Liter Beast Of Turin?

What's it like to drive the Fiat 28-Liter Beast Of Turin? | Heron | Scoop.it
Taming a V-8 powered sports car isn't necessarily the easiest task ever, but modern day technology makes it simpler than ever for novice drivers to climb behind the wheel. Back in 1911, it took a little more skill—and a lot more elbow grease. The 1911 Fiat S76 is colloquially known a
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Lamborghini's $274K Huracán Performante Wrangles the Wind to Conquer the Track

Lamborghini's $274K Huracán Performante Wrangles the Wind to Conquer the Track | Heron | Scoop.it
Lamborghini's engineers use aerodynamic trickery and a pair of turbochargers to dominate the Nürburgring.
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Watch this gorgeous two-valve Stirling engine in action

YouTuber Latheman demonstrates a nicely-designed V2 Stirling engine powered by two spirit lamps. Impressively smooth action on this beauty!
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MIT's $10,000 robotic furniture is making its way to small homes

MIT's $10,000 robotic furniture is making its way to small homes | Heron | Scoop.it
A few years ago, MIT designed a piece of furniture worth $10,000 -- not because it's made of luxury materials, but because it can transform at the press of
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1:4 Scale Model 1952 Porsche 356 Engine Made Using @Formlabs ‏SLA 3D-Printer

1:4 Scale Model 1952 Porsche 356 Engine Made Using @Formlabs ‏SLA 3D-Printer | Heron | Scoop.it
This is an absolutely incredible build by Giuseppe Guerini: Giuseppe Guerini’s passion for the renowned Stuttgart automaker began twenty years ago when he bought his first Porsche. “I’ve had about …
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How to build an F1 car using only matchsticks

How to build an F1 car using only matchsticks | Heron | Scoop.it
You might be good at clicking the bricks of a Lego kit into place. That's child's play, though, because you're presented with clear instructions and the appropriate pieces required to accomplish your goal. What if you were given a different building block of sorts and tasked with craftin
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Le moteur hybride, ou le meilleur des deux mondes : naissance d’une idée - Tech - Numerama

Le moteur hybride, ou le meilleur des deux mondes : naissance d’une idée - Tech - Numerama | Heron | Scoop.it
Marier un moteur thermique pour profiter de son endurance et un moteur électrique pour son couple et ses qualités environnementales : une idée qui a fait son chemin, au fur et à mesure des évolutions technologiques, jusqu’à devenir une excellente solution d’aujourd’hui. Petit retour aux racines de son développement qui sont bien plus lointaines que ce qu’on pourrait penser.
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Mira, tiny robot of joyful delight | FreeIO

he staff of Pi Towers are currently melting into puddles while making ‘Aaaawwwwwww’ noises as Mira, the adorable little Pi-controlled robot made by Pixar 3D artist Alonso Martinez, steals their hearts.
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Final da Taça de Portugal teve bola que chegou pelo ar

Final da Taça de Portugal teve bola que chegou pelo ar | Heron | Scoop.it
A Federação Portuguesa de Futebol antecipou-se aos CTT e na final da Taça de Portugal demonstrou como já é possível fazer a entrega da bola usando um "carteiro voador" montando sobre uma plataforma de drones.
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Wayne Piekarski | Modifying Microsoft Flight Simulator 4 to run on three immersive monitors

Wayne Piekarski | Modifying Microsoft Flight Simulator 4 to run on three immersive monitors | Heron | Scoop.it
Back in 1989, I was introduced to Microsoft Flight Simulator version 4. I thought it was incredible that I could fly around in a 3D environment, and this was something that got me interested in 3D graphics
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Para mim o difícil era aterrar decentemente
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Sony's New toio Wants to Inspire a Future Generation of Robotics Engineers

Sony's New toio Wants to Inspire a Future Generation of Robotics Engineers | Heron | Scoop.it
Build, play, inspire. That's the idea behind Sony's new toy for kids, designed to inspire a future generation of robotics engineers. Toio is the result of 5 years of research into developing a toy that's simple enough for kids to use, but also sophisticated enough to create a figurative sandbox wher
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[Upcycle it Design Challenge] Embedded Web SDR client on Analog Radio Receiver #11: One of its kind!

Read about '[Upcycle it Design Challenge] Embedded Web SDR client on Analog Radio Receiver #11: One of its kind!' on element14.com. Upcycle finished! The Hybrid Radio is ready I published the first draft pic as a comment to my last post #10. Here is a better one. This is my last
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BALLU: Buoyancy Assisted Lightweight Legged Unit

Robots are often associated with being heavy, mechanized metal objects. In fact, most current bipedal robots are unsafe, unstable, complex, expensive, an
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Voliro’s concept hexacopter performs acrobatic stunts with ease

Voliro’s concept hexacopter performs acrobatic stunts with ease | Heron | Scoop.it
It really feels like 2017 is the year of the drone. We got news that Drone Racing League is returning to ESPN in June, the DJI Spark wowed us as "the best starter drone on the market righ
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Inside Ford's Top-Secret Campaign to Remake the Iconic GT Supercar

Inside Ford's Top-Secret Campaign to Remake the Iconic GT Supercar | Heron | Scoop.it
50 years after dominating the 24 Hours of Le Mans, Ford returned to the game with an all-new GT.
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Fidget Spinner Meet Zoetrope, Zoetrope this is Fidget Spinner | #muybridge #3DPrinting

Fidget Spinner Meet Zoetrope, Zoetrope this is Fidget Spinner | #muybridge #3DPrinting | Heron | Scoop.it
Not just a fun idea, but JON-A-TRON’s project here at Instructables includes some fantastic documentation as well! I designed this in Fusion 360 and made it on a Makerbot. Follow the link to …
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