Video Friday: InSight Mars Lander, and More

Your weekly selection of awesome robot videos […]

Tips of the Week: Binder Clip Hacks, Saw Tips, Engineering Basics, and Using a Laptop as a Light Box

Another week, another spankin-good round up of indispensable shop tips, tricks, and hacks. Read more on MAKE The post Tips of the Week: Binder Clip Hacks, Saw Tips, Engineering Basics, and Using a Laptop as a Light Box appeared first on Make: DIY … […]

Chinese startup Syrius Robotics builds warehouse robots with JD Logistics

The global warehouse robotics market is expected to reach $2.15 billion by 2020, and China is adding a new player to its growing, respected roster. Syrius Robotics, a Shenzhen-based startup co-founded by Alibaba’s former director of robotics, He Xuan, is building autonomous mobile robots (AMRs) with JD.com. Syrius Robotics tells The Robot Report the AMRs cost $14,124…

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Robots in the field: farms embracing autonomous technology

Faced with seesawing commodity prices and the pressure to be more efficient and environmentally friendly, farmer Jamie Butler is trying out a new worker on his 450-acre farm in England’s Hampshire countryside. […]

In the Coming Automated Economy, People Will Work for AI

A new role for humans: prepping data so AI can learn to do our jobs […]

How to Upgrade Your 3D Printer With a Laser Engraver

Upgrading your 3D printer is a fantastic way to improve performance and print quality, as well as learn how the machine works. Often the upgrades are simple things to make it run quieter, get better cooling, control the environment through an enclosure… […]

Inspired by Sci-Fi, an Airplane With No Moving Parts and a Blue Ionic Glow

Since their invention more than 100 years ago, airplanes have been moved through the air by the spinning surfaces of propellers or turbines. But watching science fiction movies like the Star Wars, Star Trek, and Back to the Future series, I imagined that the propulsion systems of the future would be silent and still—maybe with […] […]

5 Cool DIY Projects to Make for Holiday Presents

Here are some suggestions for high-impact homemade gifts that won’t cost you too dearly in time or money. Read more on MAKE The post 5 Cool DIY Projects to Make for Holiday Presents appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers. […]

Insight into swimming fish could lead to robotics advances

The constant movement of fish that seems random is actually precisely deployed to provide them at any moment with the best sensory feedback they need to navigate the world. […]

Occipital Announces Availability of Structure Core 3D Sensor

Depth sensing and 6-DoF spatial awareness for $400 […]