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SparkFun at Maker Faire San Mateo 2012

Some interviews and highlights from this year's Maker Faire in San Mateo California.
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Introducing Tessel 2, a $35 Open Source ioT Development Board That Runs Linux - Softpedia News (blog)

Introducing Tessel 2, a $35 Open Source ioT Development Board That Runs Linux Softpedia News (blog) After introducing you to Lemon Pi, today we are happy to present Tessel 2, a development platform created by Technical Machine and designed from the...
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▶ ① LMA RAF COSFORD RC MODEL AIRCRAFT SHOW - 2013 FLIGHTLINE COMPILATION ( PART 1 ) - YouTube

(PART 1 OF 5 ) CLICK HERE FOR THE LATEST LMA RAF COSFORD COMPILATION VIDEO OF 2014 - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z0eNouCYVpY CLICK ON THESE LINKS TO SEE ...
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Intro to Robotics

Intro to Robotics | Heron | Scoop.it
Robots are rapidly moving from characters and concepts only found in science fiction to part of our everyday lives. Although they might sometimes se...

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Robots can recover from damage in minutes (w/ Video)

Robots can recover from damage in minutes (w/ Video) | Heron | Scoop.it
Robots will one day provide tremendous benefits to society, such as in search and rescue missions and putting out forest fires—but not until they can learn to keep working if they become damaged.

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This technology has major potential uses in a wide variety of fields-- humanitarian, natural resources, and especially military and defense.

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Serpent robot evolves into Snake Monster

STORY: Move over snake robot and make way for the snake monster. Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University have taken their serpentine machines and ...
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Gigantic LEGO Ball Contraption Breaks World Record [Video]

This huge LEGO ball contraction, which is composed of 88 modules, was made by Maico Arts and Ben Jonkman and was on display at the 2014 edition of the Brick
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Developing a parallel detector for the Open Source CT 2 | Dangerous Prototypes

Developing a parallel detector for the Open Source CT 2 | Dangerous Prototypes | Heron | Scoop.it

I’ve been thinking about tomographic imaging a lot lately in between nursing sore fingers from learning how to hand-wind electromagnetic coils for my attempt at a small prepolarized coded-field MRI, and I thought I’d take a moment to share some progress.

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Department of Energy 3D prints an all-electric Shelby Cobra

Department of Energy 3D prints an all-electric Shelby Cobra | Heron | Scoop.it
Carroll Shelby's iconic Cobra roadster has been making jaws drop for half a century now. To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Cobra's debut the US De
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DORA offers a realistic telepresence experience through Oculus Rift

DORA offers a realistic telepresence experience through Oculus Rift | Heron | Scoop.it
Many commercial telepresence robots are merely screens or iPads on moving platforms. DORA (Dexterous Observational Roving Automaton), however, promises t
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Assim podemos fazer figura de parvos em 2 sítios ao mesmo tempo

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Hydrogen-powered Hycopter quadcopter could fly for 4 hours at a time

Hydrogen-powered Hycopter quadcopter could fly for 4 hours at a time | Heron | Scoop.it
Horizon Energy Systems is developing a quadcopter that should be able to fly for much longer than existing models. Known as the Hycopter, the fuel cell-powered drone is hoped to be capable of 4-hour flight times once completed.
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Karmic Koben - uma bicicleta eléctrica que facilita o pedalar

Karmic Koben - uma bicicleta eléctrica que facilita o pedalar | Heron | Scoop.it
Ontem vimos uma bicicleta complicada de guiar, mas felizmente não é o caso desta Karmic Koben. Pelo contrário, esta até nos ajuda a pedalar graças ao seu sistema eléctrico de assistência, que permite enfrentar as mais duras subidas com esforço reduzido.
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Land Rover's return: Last orders and leather seats for Defender nerds - The Register

Land Rover's return: Last orders and leather seats for Defender nerds - The Register | Heron | Scoop.it
Blighty's Jeep – done in a thoroughly British way
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Incredible MIT Cheetah Robot Can Sense Jump Over Hurdles!

join.quizgroup.com?ref=51347Incredible MIT Cheetah Robot Can Sense Jump Over Hurdles! Incredible MIT Cheetah Robot Can Sense Jump Over Hurdles!
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Advanced Manufacturing: Marine Robotics And Other High-Tech Add To The Cape's Economy

Advanced Manufacturing: Marine Robotics And Other High-Tech Add To The Cape's Economy | Heron | Scoop.it
Lined up on the manufacturing floor of the Bourne-based company, Hydroid, the underwater robots look like torpedoes, with tail fins and rear propellers.

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U.S. Air Force Launches X-37B Space Plane on 4th Mystery Mission

U.S. Air Force Launches X-37B Space Plane on 4th Mystery Mission | Heron | Scoop.it
Most details about the space plane are classified, but the launch vehicle also carried 10 miniscule "cubesats," including the LightSail solar sail, developed by the Planetary Society
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JPL's RoboSimian to compete in DARPA Robotics Challenge Finals

JPL's RoboSimian to compete in DARPA Robotics Challenge Finals | Heron | Scoop.it
RoboSimian, the ape-like robot developed at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, California, will compete in the DARPA Robotics Challenge Finals at the Fairplex in Pomona, California, June 5 and 6.
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BOT libre

BOT libre | Heron | Scoop.it
"free open artificial intelligence for everyone"
Help us develop a free open platform for chat bots and artificial intelligence
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Complete newbie step by step, 3D printer with all parts lists

Complete newbie step by step, 3D printer with all parts lists | Heron | Scoop.it
Intro, prelude, or just: who is this meant for? I wanted the title to include cheap, but lets face it: it is not cheap to build a 3D printer unless yo...
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Wet Fold Origami Technique Gives Wavy Personality to Paper Animals by Artist Hoang Tien Quyet

Wet Fold Origami Technique Gives Wavy Personality to Paper Animals by Artist Hoang Tien Quyet | Heron | Scoop.it
Often one associates origami with sharp and precise folds, miniature works that have a crisp perfection. Origami artist Hoang Tien Quyet shies away from this rigidity, instead folding his small objects with a technique called "wet-folding," which allows curves to be created instead of
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NASA's 10-engine electric UAV now flies as well as it hovers

NASA's 10-engine electric UAV now flies as well as it hovers | Heron | Scoop.it
NASA's ten-engine UAV, dubbed the Greased Lightning (GL-10), recently showed off a slick new trick in the skies over Hampton, Virginia. The drone, which
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Smart pedals will track your stolen bike for $149

Smart pedals will track your stolen bike for $149 | Heron | Scoop.it
Back when we saw Connected Cycle's smart bike pedals at CES in January we were pretty impressed by its plan to track activity and location; now you have
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Microduino mCookie - módulos electrónicos ao estilo LEGO

Microduino mCookie - módulos electrónicos ao estilo LEGO | Heron | Scoop.it
O mundo da electrónica abre um vasto horizonte de possibilidades, mas muitas vezes torna-se um pouco assustador dar os primeiros passos - só de imaginar ter que pegar num ferro de soldar e saber onde colocar os fios e componentes certos. Este mCookie simplifica o processo, recorrendo à mesma táctica dos LEGO: basta encaixar.
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