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Month: January 2015

Robotics | IoT

A Smartphone Is the Brain for This Autonomous Quadcopter

University of Pennsylvania researchers partner with Qualcomm to turn a smartphone into the brains of a flying robot

As the Powerful Argue AI Ethics, Might Superintelligence Arise on the Fringes?

Last year, Elon Musk and Stephen Hawking admitted they were concerned about artificial intelligence. While undeniably brilliant, neither are AI researchers. Then this week Bill Gates leapt into the fray, also voicing concern—even… read more

Pick a place and learn about robotics

24 robotics-related events dot the global map and offer you a range of interesting robotic confere…

Pick a place and learn about robotics

24 robotics-related events dot the global map and offer you a range of interesting robotic confere…

From Pantry To Paint: DIY Watercolors For The Family

Looking for an awesome family-friendly weekend project? If you’ve got creative kids who love painting, surprise them with an afternoon of color-filled DIY fun! Make your own set of homemade watercolor paints using ingredients that you probably al…

Masterpiece Of Soldering: You Won’t Believe This Handmade Electronic Clock

The collection of components that you see above is actually a clock, masterfully constructed by Gislain Benoit, who has been working with electronics for as long as he can remember. According to the description, this clock not only displays the time, b…

Manual Log Splitter

A simple wood splitting machine that lets gravity do all of the hard work.Read more on MAKE

January fundings are off to a great start!

Rethink Robotics, Xenix, Rapyuta, Perceptron, Skydio, Sarcos and JIBO have all announced substantial fu…

January fundings are off to a great start!

Rethink Robotics, Xenix, Rapyuta, Perceptron, Skydio, Sarcos and JIBO have all announced substantial fu…

For Those About To Rocksmith: Hack A Custom Cable

Rocksmith, if you haven’t heard of it, is a video game that helps you learn to play the guitar, or bass guitar in “GearWalker’s” case. Think Guitar Hero, except with an actual guitar. Although this is quite an interesting conce…