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MIT Students Win SpaceX Hyperloop Pod Competition

The students will get to build and test their pod on a Hyperloop track this summer.<p>A team of engineering students from MIT has won the Best Overall Design Award at the SpaceX’s Hyperloop Pod Competition Design Weekend contest at Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas. The MIT Hyperloop Team …

An Arduino Controlled Robot Capable of Solving a Rubik’s Cube in Just Over One Second

Software engineers Jay Flatland and Paul Rose demonstrate their Arduino controlled robot capable of solving a 3x3x3 Rubik’s cube in just over one …

Build Your Own Computer - How to Choose and Build a Computer

Learn How to Build Your Own Computer<p>Have you always wanted to build your own computer? Then let us show you how to build a computer from scratch - …

Robot ‘Sculpts’ Faces With Light #ArtTuesday

sliced light in color from ekaggrat singh kalsi on Vimeo. light painting in color using a rgb led attached to a 3dr printer via wired Kalsi is an …

How smartphone companies are screwing with your Android phone

That's because phone makers add their own software features, or "skins," on top of the pure version of Android so that they can differentiate themselves from other phone brands.<p>Unfortunately, while some skins add great features that you wouldn't find on any other phone brand's phone, it also means …

MIT's creepily-quiet cheetah robot can now jump over hurdles all on its own

The mechanical cheetah first made a name for itself last fall, when researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) showed off its top speed of 10 miles per hour (16 km/h). But now, the bot is back with a new trick: It can jump over hurdles, much like a human runner can.<p>To "see" …

Google’s new robotic dog is definitely deep in the ‘uncanny valley’

Google-owned Boston Dynamics seems to have a fascination with building robotic animals, and today they’ve posted a video showing off their latest creation. It’s called “Spot” and it’s a smaller version of the four-legged robot “WildCat” that the group showed off last year.<p>While the technology is …

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