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Tutorial: How to Set Up a Raspberry Pi Web Server - Jeremy Morgan

Tutorial: How to Set Up a Raspberry Pi Web Server - Jeremy Morgan | Heron | Scoop.it
How to set up a Raspberry Pi as a LAMP web server - hint: it's really easy...
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The Automata Blog: Pablo Lavezzari's 'Slot Man' mechanical coin bank sculpture

The Automata Blog: Pablo Lavezzari's 'Slot Man' mechanical coin bank sculpture | Heron | Scoop.it

Lavezzari has created a mechanical bank (pt-mealheiro) in the form of a man.

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Global 1,000 Robot Makers - by The Robot Report: tracking the business of robotics

Worldwide robot news, and exclusive coverage of robot stock performance, The Robot Report tracks the business of robotics and provides a free database of links to robotics companies and educational facilities worldwide.
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3D Printed Stirling Engine Now Open Source!

Doug Conner was so happy about the responses he was getting about his 3D printed Stirling engine project after we shared it on #3dthursday a couple of weeks ago that he has taken steps to “open source” it!
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HiBot ACM-R5 in Hollywood

HiBot snake like robot ACM-R5 in Hollywood www.hibot.co.jp...

 

 

HiBot sells robot simulators (software) and parts

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Automata Santa Claus Gangnam Style Machine Free Papercraft ...

Automata Santa Claus Gangnam Style Machine Free Papercraft ... | Heron | Scoop.it
Santa Claus also like Gangnam Style :p, this is a automata papercraft machine about PSY's Gangnam Style in Santa Claus costumes. The paper model was designed by.
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Tiny Swarming Robots Play Beethoven - Wired

Tiny Swarming Robots Play Beethoven - Wired | Heron | Scoop.it
Tiny Swarming Robots Play BeethovenWiredHere's how it works: A single “leader” bot knows the score and the positions other robots must be in to play the right notes at the right time.
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Driving the Pagani Huayra - Jay Leno's Garage

Now that it's all legal in the U.S., Jay test drives the outrageous, jet-inspired Italian supercar, one man's vision of what a car should be. Subscribe NOW t...
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AUTÓMATAS: S. XIII: AL-SAATI

AUTÓMATAS: S. XIII: AL-SAATI | Heron | Scoop.it

Otro musulmán, Ridwan al-Khurasani, llamado en la época al-Sa'ati, que quiere decir "hijo de relojero", también hizo sus pinitos en el mundo de los relojes reparando el Big Ben del momento. En su "Libro sobre la construcción de relojes y su uso" nos describe este gigante reloj que estaba en la puerta este de la mezquita de Damasco, construido por su padre y que probablemente se estropeó con un incendio hacia el año 1169.

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Disney Research robot plays catch and juggles with humans, won't replace their parents (update: cameras explained!)

Disney Research robot plays catch and juggles with humans, won't replace their parents (update: cameras explained!) | Heron | Scoop.it
It's entirely possible for robots to juggle or play catch.
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Japanese robotic system can digitize books at over 250 pages per minute

BFS-Auto can achieve high-speed and high-definition book digitization at over 250 pages/min using the original media format. This performance is realized by three key points: high-speed fully-automated page flipping, real-time 3D recognition of the flipped pages, and high-accuracy restoration to a flat document image.

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Microcontroller-Based Markov Music Box | Circuit Cellar

Microcontroller-Based Markov Music Box | Circuit Cellar | Heron | Scoop.it

Cornell University senior lecturer Bruce Land had two reasons for developing an Atmel AVR micrcontroller-based music box.

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Wish List 2012: Tech Toys for Kids, From Tots to Teens

Wish List 2012: Tech Toys for Kids, From Tots to Teens | Heron | Scoop.it
It's easy when kids are naughty -- you only need to find a good lump of coal. But when they're nice (and they're smarter than you, to boot), your work is cut out for you.
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Tiny MAME cabinet built from Raspberry Pi

Tiny MAME cabinet built from Raspberry Pi | Heron | Scoop.it
It's been a while since we've seen [Sprite_tm] pull a project from thin air, and we haven't seen him do anything with a Raspberry Pi yet. All things must pass, and finally [Sprite] has unleashed his tiny, pocket-sized MAME machine to the world.
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Motorcycles

Motorcycles | Heron | Scoop.it

We are currently in production of our first model, the “Halcyon”, an homage to 1920’s and 30’s record-breakers; Brough Superior, Indian, Triumph, and Zenith, to name a few...

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Spare Parts + Dyson Engineers = Awesome Remote Control Bots - Gizmodo UK

Spare Parts + Dyson Engineers = Awesome Remote Control Bots - Gizmodo UK | Heron | Scoop.it
Gizmodo UKSpare Parts + Dyson Engineers = Awesome Remote Control BotsGizmodo UKWhat happens when you give a load of Dyson engineers a bunch of spare parts and tell them to make remote control bots for a Robot-Wars-meets-Wipeout-style assault course?
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Puzzlebox Orbit: Brain-Controlled Helicopter

relaxation.What makes the Puzzlebox Orbit truly unique however is the open release of all source code, hardware schematics, 3D models, and step ...youtube.com...
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10 Amazing Robots We Met in 2012 - Mashable

10 Amazing Robots We Met in 2012 - Mashable | Heron | Scoop.it
10 Amazing Robots We Met in 2012Mashable7. RHex Rough-Terrain Robot. As cute as any non-anthropomorphic robot has a right to be.
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ELECTRONICS STORE - Flip UltraHD Video Camera - Black, 8 GB, 2 Hours (3rd Generation)

ELECTRONICS STORE - Flip UltraHD Video Camera - Black, 8 GB, 2 Hours (3rd Generation) | Heron | Scoop.it
ELECTRONICS Flip UltraHD Video #Camera - Black, 8 GB, 2 Hours (3rd Generation) http://t.co/yWFWqdVu...
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AUTÓMATAS: GRECIA III: HERÓN DE ALEJANDRÍA

AUTÓMATAS: GRECIA III: HERÓN DE ALEJANDRÍA | Heron | Scoop.it

Pero Herón sobresalió por sus ingenios en el campo del teatro y la geodesia. Conseguía que las puertas de los templos se abrieran solas, que se escuchara música celestial al entrar en éstos, que esferas luminosas levitaran o que los dioses bailaran dentro de un altar. No en vano sus contemporáneos le apodaron "El Mago" o el "Michanikos" (hombre máquina).

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A escola “não pode ficar à margem” da ciência da computação

A escola “não pode ficar à margem” da ciência da computação | Heron | Scoop.it

A Semana Europeia de Robótica começa no próximo dia 26 e termina a 2 de Dezembro.

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Quantum Levitation: When Science Imitates Magic

Complete program available at: http://fora.tv/2012/10/25/Dr_Boaz_Almog_Quantum_Levitation Dr. Boaz Almog from Tel-Aviv University demonstrates quantum levitation...

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Geararium. Museum of gears and toothed wheels

Geararium. Museum of gears and toothed wheels | Heron | Scoop.it

Thank you for stopping by at the web site of world's first museum of gears and toothed wheels. This project is dedicated to everybody who might find beauty and inspiration in such a simple object as a wheel with teeth.

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Robotica 2012 Italian Trade Fair for Humanoid and Service Robots

Robotica 2012 Italian Trade Fair for Humanoid and Service Robots | Heron | Scoop.it
Check out this interesting international humanoid and service robots trade fair that took place near Milan, Italy: Robotica 2012.
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