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Festival IN traz inovação e criatividade a Lisboa em Novembro

Festival IN traz inovação e criatividade a Lisboa em Novembro | Heron | Scoop.it
O Festival IN vai trazer a Lisboa, entre os dias 14 e 17 de Novembro um dos maiores eventos do mundo sobre inovação e criatividade. Um evento a não perder!
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Drone Adventures, Pt. 1: Building a drone • Zach Supalla

Drone Adventures, Pt. 1: Building a drone • Zach Supalla | Heron | Scoop.it
I’ve decided to build a drone. First, a bit of background. I run an Internet of Things start-up called Spark IO; we make development tools and an open source platform for connected hardware products. In particular, we sell a Wi-Fi development kit... | Zach Supalla | Founder and CEO at Spark. Biz + design + hardware.
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Most Expensive Vintage Car in the World - EALUXE.COM

Most Expensive Vintage Car in the World - EALUXE.COM | Heron | Scoop.it
Most Expensive Vintage Car in the World? | What is the most expensive vintage car in the world? Have you ever asked yourself this question? Find out here!
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Use Legos in Creative Ways For Practical Household Solutions

Use Legos in Creative Ways For Practical Household Solutions | Heron | Scoop.it
Use Legos in a variety of fun and interesting ways around the home to fill in the 'blocks' where other gadgets or household things are missing.
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The Navy's New Robot Looks and Swims Just Like a Shark | WIRED

The Navy's New Robot Looks and Swims Just Like a Shark | WIRED | Heron | Scoop.it
The Navy’s new underwater drone is designed to look and swim like a real fish.
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This 3D-Printed Falcon Is a Flying Robot Scarecrow - Gizmodo

This 3D-Printed Falcon Is a Flying Robot Scarecrow - Gizmodo | Heron | Scoop.it
Your usual scarecrow is a pretty low tech contraption: A vaguely humanoid shape draped in old clothes on a field. But what would a high-tech scarecrow look like? A Dutch company has created 3D-printed robot birds of prey ...
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The complete guide to buying a robot for your kids

The complete guide to buying a robot for your kids | Heron | Scoop.it

Parents often buy cool robot toys for their children with the hopes that it will spark an interest in science and engineering. I know because I was one of them. But often parents are left disappointed as these bots are nothing more than remote control droids. Yet, I still believe robots carry a high potential for learning through play.

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Maker Club | 3D Printed Robotics for Everyone

Maker Club | 3D Printed Robotics for Everyone | Heron | Scoop.it
A platform & community for 3D Printed robots. Learn how to build, code and design your own from scratch, perfect for makers, tinkerers and young inventors!
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How the World's First Computer Was Rescued From the Scrap Heap | WIRED

How the World's First Computer Was Rescued From the Scrap Heap | WIRED | Heron | Scoop.it
How the world's first real computer, the ENIAC, was restored by an unlikely group of conservationists—all thanks to Ross Perot.
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3ders.org - Enter Materialise’s Slot Car Races at EuroMold 2014 with your own 3D printed design | 3D Printer News & 3D Printing News

3ders.org - Enter Materialise’s Slot Car Races at EuroMold 2014 with your own 3D printed design | 3D Printer News & 3D Printing News | Heron | Scoop.it
Materialise is inviting everyone to enter the Slot Car Race at EuroMold 2014 with your own 3D Printed Slot Car, and join them in watching the race during the Materialise Evening Reception on Tuesday, November 25th from 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm at Messe Frankfurt, Germany.
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3ders.org - Meet and ride with 3D printed car Strati at NAIAS 2015 in Detroit | 3D Printer News & 3D Printing News

3ders.org - Meet and ride with 3D printed car Strati at NAIAS 2015 in Detroit | 3D Printer News & 3D Printing News | Heron | Scoop.it
Attendees will be able to ride along in the world's first full-size, working 3-D-printed car, the Strati. This game-changing vehicle is the brainchild of Phoenix-based Local Motors.
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▶ The Volvo Robocoaster - YouTube

▶ The Volvo Robocoaster - YouTube | Heron | Scoop.it
A visit to Legoland in 2007 inspired Volvo Cars’ safety expert Anders Axelson to turn an amusement park ride into an efficient test method in Volvo Cars’ que...
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Robot Gift Guide - Doc Zone

Robot Gift Guide - Doc Zone | Heron | Scoop.it
Forget slippers, sweaters, and jewelry. Who wouldn’t want a robot as a gift? Droids of all shapes, sizes, and price range, can be bought for the special nerd in your life. Here’s a sample of what’s out there.
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RoboBrain: The World's First Knowledge Engine For Robots - MIT Technology Review (blog)

RoboBrain: The World's First Knowledge Engine For Robots - MIT Technology Review (blog) | Heron | Scoop.it
If you have a question, you can ask Google or Bing or any number of online databases. Now robots have their own knowledge database
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X PlusOne: Your Ultimate Hover + Speed Aerial Camera Drone

X PlusOne: Your Ultimate Hover + Speed Aerial Camera Drone | Heron | Scoop.it
The X PlusOne is a revolutionary hybrid drone that combines the ability for both stabilized hover and remarkably fast forward flight.
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Your Food Is Going To Be Grown By Robots, As They Take Over The Farm

Your Food Is Going To Be Grown By Robots, As They Take Over The Farm | Heron | Scoop.it
Self-driving tractors. Robots that do the weeding. The days of the farmhand may be numbered.

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The Robot That Tests Car Buttons by Pressing Them 50000 Times - Wired

The Robot That Tests Car Buttons by Pressing Them 50000 Times - Wired | Heron | Scoop.it
Automotive supplier Delphi uses robots to push buttons tens of thousands of times, to make sure its products can survive years on the road.
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Microsoft's IoT Developer Program Puts Windows on Little Boards

I found it interesting that you could put Windows on an Intel Galileo. Like the version of Windows for for small tablets, it's free (as in beer). To program a Galileo running Windows, you’ll need t...
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Learn 3D Printed Robotics: MakerClub

Learn 3D Printed Robotics: MakerClub | Heron | Scoop.it
Use our projects to learn skills in 3D printing, coding and electronics.
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A Toolbox That Helps Keep You From Losing Tools - SlashTV

Dan Mcculley, the interviewee in this video, works for Intel and claims they have "about 140" projects going on inside their fabs and factories, of which the Smart Toolbox is but one

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3ders.org - 3D printed implant helps regenerate meniscus and prevent arthritis | 3D Printer News & 3D Printing News

3ders.org - 3D printed implant helps regenerate meniscus and prevent arthritis | 3D Printer News & 3D Printing News | Heron | Scoop.it
Luckily, researchers at Columbia University Medical Center have devised a way to replace damaged menisci using a personalized 3D printed implant infused with proteins that stimulate stem cells, prompting the body to regenerate a brand new, functional lining.
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LEGO Physics é uma Rube Goldberg machine em LEGO

LEGO Physics é uma Rube Goldberg machine em LEGO | Heron | Scoop.it
Já sabemos que os LEGO nos oferecem possibilidades ilimitadas para brincadeiras. Hoje trago-vos este LEGO Physics - um projecto que não só é divertido, como poderá também ser usado para interessar os mais pequenos pelo fascinante mundo da física.
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Kickstarter Alert — Ingocraft: An Amazing Tool for Kid Makers - GeekDad (blog)

Kickstarter Alert — Ingocraft: An Amazing Tool for Kid Makers - GeekDad (blog) | Heron | Scoop.it
If you've got a child that has the maker bug, you're sure to enjoy this one -- a new Kickstarter called Ingocraft is offering up a two new tools that combine to give young kids an amazing opportunity to stretch their creativity skills.
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Play With a Swarm of Robots at NYC's Museum of Mathematics - IEEE Spectrum

Play With a Swarm of Robots at NYC's Museum of Mathematics - IEEE Spectrum | Heron | Scoop.it
Museumgoers can watch behaviors emerge underfoot
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