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If You Do These 20 Things Every Day, You'll Become Smarter

You’re talented, you have great ideas and you’re hard working, but you’re often unrecognized, misunderstood and taken for granted.<p>Whether it’s in …

Strange behavior of quantum particles may indicate the existence of other parallel universes

Little did Bill Poirier realize as he delved into the quantum mechanics of complex molecules that he would fall down the rabbit hole to discover …

Inexpensive table-top robots will disrupt light manufacturing

Collaborative robots for light industry are coming along at precisely the right moment. They're primed for quick adoption, and that means big changes …

Google To Build Robotic Surgery Assistance Platform With Johnson & Johnson

Google and Johnson & Johnson have announced that the will team up to develop an advanced, robot-assisted surgery platform. The team effort will involve “capabilities, intellectual property and expertise” from both companies, and will involve Johnson & Johnson subsidiary Ethicon, maker of medial …

Rethink Robotics, Home Of Baxter, Brings A New Robot Arm To The Party

Remember Baxter, the robotic arm with a smiling face that you can teach to do simple, repeatable tasks? Well he has a little brother!<p>Rethink Robotics’ Sawyer is a smaller, lighter Baxter with a higher-precision hand. While Baxter was designed to, say, place items in a box over and over again, …

Robotics

UR3: The world’s most flexible, light-weight table-top cobot to work alongside humans

Italian wins 1.5m euro ERC grant for robot research

NASA Will Be Taking These Augmented Reality Glasses Into Space

NASA is teaming up with military tech company Osterhout Design Group (ODG) to bring augmented reality into space. The space agency plans on equipping its astronauts with smart glasses that overlay the world with digital information.<p>ODG’s glasses include a Qualcomm Snapdragon processor, Wi-Fi, …

SpriteKit Physics Tutorial in Swift

I recently had the pleasure of attending Cocoaconf Atlanta, where I attended an excellent 2D gaming workshop given by Josh Smith. The workshop …

Swift From Scratch: Collections and Tuples

In the previous article, you learned about variables, constants, and some of the common data types, such as integers, floats, and strings. In this …

Open Source iOS Camera Component For Scanning Documents With Perspective Correction

Here’s another open source camera component submitted by Maximilian Mackh with built-in cropping, document edge detection and perspective correction …

SDKs

Swift From Scratch: Closures

If you've worked with blocks in C or Objective-C or lambdas in Ruby, then you won't have a hard time wrapping your head around the concept of …

Swift From Scratch: An Introduction to Functions

To get anything done in Swift, you need to learn the ins and outs of functions. Functions are exceptionally powerful and flexible in Swift. The …

Developing iOS 8 Apps with Swift course from Stanford now live on iTunes U

Stanford has just launched their new iOS 8 course on iTunes U and this year it's focused on Apple's brand new programming language, Swift. Taught by …

Automation Means Evolving Workforce

$87 million in European robotic projects funded

<b>AEROARMS</b> – developing an aerial robotic system with multiple arms and advanced manipulation capabilities for application in industrial inspection and …

Computer sciences research enhances robotic manufacturing | College of Letters & Science, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Picture an industrial robot. You might imagine a hulking, highly specialized piece of machinery, cordoned off by a cage from human workers on a …

Robotics

Local Motors 3D-Printed a Car at the Detroit Auto Show

Local shows off the Strati by printing one right on the showroom floor.<p>Local Motors is joining the Detroit maker movement: The company 3D-printed an electric car at the North American International Auto Show, the three-part printing process ushering in the company's midcycle refresh of its Strati. …

Robot Brains Catch Humans in 25 Years, Then Speed Right On By

We’ve been wrong about these robots before.<p>Soon after modern computers evolved in the 1940s, futurists started predicting that in just a few decades …

Disney Creates Beach-Dwelling Robot That Draws Adorable Cartoons In Sand

Even better: The bot is shaped like a turtle<p>If you're lucky enough to live in a warmer climate this winter and have the urge to go to the beach, keep an eye out for any autonomous drawing robots as you head toward the water. More specifically, robots that are turtle-shaped.<p>Meet the "Beachbot," an …

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HIRIS: computer indossabile italiano personalizzabile

Al CES 2015 di Las Vegas era esposto <b>HIRIS, un prodotto che i creatori di Circle Garage</b> definiscono un "wearable computer", vale a dire un PC da …

10 predictions for 2015

We hope you enjoy this year’s predictions.<p>Alongside our predictions series we're looking at the process of prediction itself, with a focus on …

Intergruppo innovazione: "L'Ue spinga sulla robotica 'sociale'" - CorCom

Intergruppo innovazione, Quintarelli e Galgano (Scelta Civica), Maria Chiara Carrozza (Pd), Pinna e Currò (5Stelle) al Sant'Anna: "Un istituto …

Fuel3D SCANIFY 3D Scanner Captures Scans In 1/10 Of A Second

At CES 2015 this week Fuel3D has unveiled it new handheld SCANIFY 3D Scanner that is capable of capturing a 3D scan in just 1/10 of a second.<p>Not only …

Intel Curie Button Sized Mini PC Designed For Wearable Devices Unveiled

At CES 2015 this week Intel has unveiled a new wearable device in the form of the Intel Curie, a tiny button sized mini PC that is based on the …

Super-material could create robot muscles with 1000x human strength

By on December 23, 2013 at 2:30 pm<p>When you flex a muscle in your arm, it’s not the muscle that’s shrinking, but the cells that comprise it. Each cell …