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Peter Doolittle: How your "working memory" makes sense of the world

TED Talks

How to Interface XBEE with Arduino | Arduino XBEE Tutorial with Circuit Diagram & Code

The Arduino board is built around an AVR microcontroller and it has all the required circuitary to get the built-in AVR microcontroller running. The …

The Future of Robotics and Artificial Intelligence (Andrew Ng, Stanford University, STAN 2011)

Plotting real-time data from Arduino using Python

May 24, 2013<p>Arduino is fantastic as an intermediary between your computer and a raw electronic circuit. Using the serial interface, you can retrieve …

Cheap, Sturdy, 1-Hour Quadcopter

Introduction: Cheap, Sturdy, 1-Hour Quadcopter<p>Here's a quadcopter build that we did in under an hour to win a bet. We've got some experience building …

Mad scientists turn roaches into cyborgs, control them with Kinect, laugh at nature

We'd love to tell you that the researchers at North Carolina State University aren't <i>monsters</i> who implant circuits on living things so that those living things do their bidding, but we'd be lying. They <i>totally</i> do that, roaches are their primary victim, and now they're using Microsoft's Kinect to help …

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Aww: Watch A Robotic Cheetah Cub Run

The cheetah cub is the fastest quadruped under about 66 lbs.<p>A mechanical cheetah cub joins the Noah's Ark that has captivated robotics in recent years. Today Ecole Polytechnique Federale De Lausanne (EPFL)'s Biorobotics Laboratory (Biorob) published a study detailing experiments on the cheetah cub …

The Difference Between A Geek And A Nerd [Infographic]

They're not the same. A data-geek (or nerd?) explains.<p>Are you a geek or a nerd? Because they're not <i>quite</i> the same. (It's okay to admit which one you are, by the way! <i>Popular Science</i> is a safe place.)<p>Burr Settles at SlackPropagation broke down the difference by using data. The methodology here is a …

Global Future 2045 Congress: Robotic Avatar

Dr. Hiroshi Ishiguro's robotic avatar on stage at Alice Tully Hall. Global Future 2045 Congress. The robot gave a nice spoken introduction to the real Dr. Ishiguro. While Ishiguro speaks, the robot sits on stage, making slight movements of its head. It's impossible to watch this spectacle and not …

Robotics

How to Get Your Luggage Back When the Airline Loses It

You've just arrived in Orlando for a holiday with the in-laws, and your bags are on vacation as well—in South Dakota. Here's how to get your worldly …

Flying

LiveMap offers augmented-reality helmet for motorcyclists

Imagine a souped-up Google Glass built into a motorcycle or bicycle helmet that superimposes information and directions in front of your eyes as you speed down a highway or move through a congested downtown area.<p>LiveMap, a startup based in Moscow, is developing a motorcycle helmet with a …

Augmented Reality

Meet Google's 'Project Loon': Balloon-powered Net access

The search giant wants to give everyone on earth Internet access, and it has a high-flying idea for how to accomplish it.<p>Google has officially announced "Project Loon," its plan to connect the entire world to the Internet that uses a decidedly 19th century technology: Balloons.<p>According to a post …

Don't graduate if you don't have the latest tech skills

Looking at recent economic data, there are reasons to be concerned and also optimistic. The overall unemployment rate has been down, and then it's been up. The Dow Jones hit a record 15,000 points and nonfarm payroll employment expanded to 165,000 jobs in April alone. But a record number of people …

Economic Data

Google Fiber Could Reach 8 Million Homes By 2022

How much would it cost Google to become a significant broadband provider and how quickly could that happen?<p>Google’s steps to expand its superfast 1-gigabit-per-second Internet service to Austin, TX and Provo, Utah have prompted financial analysts to fire up their spreadsheets in search of an answer.<p>…

The astounding athletic power of quadcopters | Raffaello D'Andrea

Thorough Google Glass teardown reveals 570mAh battery capacity

Among the handful of Google Glass teardowns (and attempts at doing so) out there, this one by Star Simpson and Scott Torborg is one of the most thorough. The pair deconstructed the eyewear down to components so small they fit on a dime, using considerable force to tear through glue and plastic. …

Video showing the difference after the software update

You'll need an HTML5 capable browser to see this content. PlayReplay with soundPlay with<br>sound 00:00 00:00 Hi All I just made short video in order to …

Robot facial expressions with led matrix | Let's Make Robots! | RobotShop

Few days ago I decided to continue my interactive robot (https://www.robotshop.com/letsmakerobots/node/36100), and it's been some time I'm making …

Google patents eye tracking to unlock display screens

Google Glass wearers will only need a flicker of the eye to unlock their display screens under plans described in a Google patent for eye tracking.<p>The eye tracking system, a form of wearable technology, will allow anyone wearing the device to look at a moving object on the glasses' projected screen …

Eye Tracking

Nasa's Curiosity 'hitting full stride' in lead-up to Mount Sharp mission

Expect the pace of the Curiosity mission – and presumably the discoveries – to start picking up. Until now, NASA has been going deliberately slowly …

Ultra-Sensitive Stethoscope Can Pick Up Heartbeats In Space

It works over the din of a space ship, even if it's not placed correctly on the patient's body.<p>In space, no one can hear your heart scream. Though the vacuous final frontier is soundless, the interior of a spacecraft is replete with the white noise of computers, electronic instruments and fans. All …

UN Expert Worries About Killer Robots, Ignores The Ones That Already Exist

Autonomous war robots are coming. Panicking about them will only make things worse.<p>Yesterday, a United Nations expert called for a halt and moratorium on developing "lethal autonomous robotics," or, in layman's terms, "killer robots."<p>His argument: once killer robots take part in war, there will be …

Who Was H.M.? Inside The Mind Of The Amnesiac Who Revolutionized Neuroscience

A botched lobotomy left 27-year-old Henry Molaison unable to form new memories. This is how Molaison's personal tragedy became science’s gain.<p>My friend's father was a neurosurgeon. As a child, I had no idea what a neurosurgeon did. Years later, when I was a graduate student in the Department of …

Live Chat!

The Most Creative People Of 2013: A Q&A With Sandra Richter<p>MIT Media Lab visiting scientist Sandra Richter is racing to increase urban cycling participation. Join her live as she answers your questions at 2pm (E.T.) on May 31st.<p>by <i>Anjali Mullany</i>on May 29, 2013 at 10:14 AM<p>Visiting MIT Media Lab …

Freaky Light-Controlled Gels Could Be the Real Future of Robotics

There's a branch of robotics research that doesn't necessarily believe that future automatons have to be filled with pistons, gears, and motors. …

Robotics

Augmented reality startup hires Steve Mann, world starts paying attention - ExtremeTech

By on May 24, 2013 at 2:30 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>My main point of skepticism about …

Bell Labs doubles beams in fiber optic lines to reach 400Gbps on a global scale

It's comparatively easy to run fiber optic lines at high speeds; it's another matter to sustain that pace between continents. Alcatel-Lucent's Bell Labs has found a way to go that extreme distance by relying on the basic concept behind noise-cancelling headphones. When the researchers send data …