Peter Kovacevic

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VideoDubber Auto-Dubs Your Videos

English may have become the default <i>lingua franca</i> of many facets of the Web, but the fact remains that most people online speak a language other than English as their native tongue.<p>For content producers, the myriad of different languages can be a headache, as it’s costly to reproduce words – spoken …

10 things rich people know that you don’t

As a financial adviser, I have occasionally found myself feeling envious of certain clients. Not because of their wealth — but because they were …

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Articles about 7 city lofts we love on Dwell.com - Dwell

They’re hot! They’re mini! They’re full of coal! These seven portable barbecues will help you get the summer started.<p>Somewhere between the fanciful beasts of Where the Wild Things Are and the hand-drawn charm of Marimekko, the characters in the...<p>Las Vegas designer Logan Hendrickson makes …

Would you pay $2,000 for a GIF?

Tumblr links up with a high-end art auction to turn reblogs into dollar signs<p>The artist Molly Soda, 24, is what you might call "Tumblr famous." The short, green-haired Chicago native has about 30,000 followers on the platform, where she posts GIFs, selfie performance pieces, and undulating word …

Health from above: a drone to deliver defibrillators to heart attack victims

German non-profit group Definetz wants to make defibrillators readily available across its country so that any time someone has a heart attack, the life saving devices are within arms reach. And it's looking to drones to help it bring its vision to fruition. On Friday, the group announced the …

A Student-Built Autonomous Drone Boat Is Crossing The Atlantic Right Now, And You Can Track It Online

The 12-foot craft is a mini-marvel of clever design combined with off-the-shelf components. One Mega Arduino microcontroller board handles navigation …

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Transatlantic Drone Takes to the Sea

We’ve talked about aerial drones quite a bit on MAKE, but yesterday, Aug. 26, it was a nautical drone that made history.<p>Back in 2010, a group of college kids started working on an unmanned robotic motor boat that could cross the Atlantic from Rhode Island to Spain. Why? Because a robotic boat that …

See AeroQuad at World Maker Faire

AeroQuad is a quadcopter project that freely shares its software and hardware, and is controlled by an Arduino Uno or Mega, or alternatively, AeroQuad’s STM32-based flight control board which packs a magnetometer, gyroscope and accelerometer. Additionally, the latest software includes support for …

Drones Are Now Delivering Packages In One Chinese City

Like robot courier pigeons, with about the same carrying capacity<p>After a user on the Chinese social media site Weibo posted about seeing flying robots with the SF Express logo, the delivery company admitted that it has begun trials of package-delivery drones in the city of Dongguan in southeast …

Crowdfund A $65 Robot That Runs Like A Maniac Cockroach

This insect-inspired robot, made of cardboard and plastic, can sprint off a table and just keep on runnin'.<p>The Dash, created by Dash Robotics, is an insect-inspired simple robot kit that runs like the fastest, most rectangular cockroach ever. There's a crowdfunding campaign and beta test, with 27 …

The robot of the future will look like a software-driven thermostat

SAN FRANCISCO — At TechCrunch Disrupt today, a panel of connected-device pioneers talked about robots. Not C-3PO, not the Jetsons’ domestic, but the robots of the future, which they feel will look a lot more mundane and not as humanoid as sci-fi fans might have imagined.<p>“Robotics is about making …

Solar-Powered Drones' Bright Future

New unmanned aerial vehicles equipped with powerful photovoltaic cells can fly for hours, months, or even years at at time.<p><b>What happens when you pair up unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs)</b> with the very latest in photovoltaic cells? The result is two new UAV prototypes: an upgraded battlefield …

Drone Skies: The Unmanned Aircraft Revolution Is Coming

The proliferation of unmanned aircraft is already outpacing the regulations that govern them. Is U.S. Airspace big enough for a deluge of drones?<p><b>It's a quiet morning in San Francisco</b>, with soft sunlight illuminating patches of thick fog billowing over the Golden Gate Bridge. A solitary unmanned …

16 Useful Things You Can Make With A 3D Printer

While they've come down in price immensely ($400 versus tens of thousands of dollars), there's still the problem of making them appealing to the Average Joe. We have this once-exclusive technology shrunken down to fit on our kitchen counters, and we don't know what to do with them.<p>CGTrader, a …

Disney’s Software Could Let You 3-D Print Your Own Mechanical Toys

Disney’s interest in bringing the magic of animation to the masses goes beyond moving images and into the physical world.<p>It might be hard to appreciate in the 21st century, but before interactive apps, before CGI, and before cinema, a lot of what we’d call “animated entertainment” consisted of …

German chancellor’s drone “attack” shows the threat of weaponized UAVs

Dutch researchers warn that the next time, that drone could explode.<p>At a campaign rally in Dresden on September 15, a small quadrocopter flew within …

Robo-mate exoskeleton under development in Europe

The exoskeleton aims to make it safer for staff to handle heavy weights<p><b>Efforts to develop an exoskeleton for the workplace are under way, backed by EU funds.</b><p>Twelve research institutions from seven European countries are involved in the Robo-mate project, which hopes to test a robotic suit that can …

Boeing turned a fighter jet into a drone

Its like transformers, but for real<p>Boeing has tinkered with an F–16 fighter jet and transformed it into a UAV with more capabilities than it would have with a human pilot at the controls. The adapted Lockhart–Martin aircraft, which hadn't flown in over a decade, made a solo flight above the Gulf of …

Asus RT-AC68U Dual-band Wireless-AC1900 Gigabit Router review: A cutting-edge Wi-Fi router that has it all - CNET

<b>The Good</b> The <b>Asus RT-AC68U Dual-band Wireless-AC1900 Gigabit Router</b> features powerful hardware, faster Wi-Fi technology, and useful features. The router delivers in all categories.<p><b>The Bad</b> The Asus RT-AC68U is expensive, not wall-mountable, and not everyone will immediately benefit from its new and …

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Workout Motivation

<i>Over the past week – OK, the past couple of weeks – my workouts haven’t been all that great. Part of it is because I’ve been sick (again) and haven’t</i> …

ITU learns from the best in a new internet regulatory bid

Let’s take a brief trip back to the pre-Ed Snowden era, when those of us who warned that the United States was the biggest threat to online security …

How To Be An Optimist: 10 Habits That'll Help You Look On The Bright Side

It pays to have a sunny disposition.<p>Optimistic people have been shown to have healthier hearts, better stress-management tendencies and lower risk for stroke compared to their glass-half-empty-seeing counterparts.<p>Looking on the bright side is easier said than done, of course. Fortunately, there are …

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Expert tips for your first trek to the Indian Himalaya

Yearning to explore the forbidding peaks of the Indian Himalaya, but not sure where to start? These expert tips from a seasoned trekker will help you dodge the newbie mistakes and ensure your journey exceeds expectations.<p>Planning your trip<p>Thorough planning (or lack of it) can make or break a trip, …

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Good News for Commuters: Mobile Data Options

Inside Flipboard / March 22, 2013<p>Do you use Flipboard on the go but have a limited mobile data plan? Good news: now you can adjust how Flipboard uses …