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05.30.12
Open source mini sub appeals to our inner Steve Zissou
05.30.12

Open source mini sub appeals to our inner Steve Zissou

Quadrocopters haven't exactly opened the skies for DIY exploration so much as they have for acroba...

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05.17.12
Google bots learning to read webpages like humans, one step closer to knowing everything
05.17.12

Google bots learning to read webpages like humans, one step closer to knowing everything

Google just launched its Knowledge Graph, a tool intended to deliver more accurate information by...

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05.09.12
Transforming robot effortlessly turns into a car, faces tougher maneuver into retail (video)
05.09.12

Transforming robot effortlessly turns into a car, faces tougher maneuver into retail (video)

Still bothered by the lack of automated transforming in the official Transformers toys? Then you'l...

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05.08.12
Sharp Cocorobo vacuum avoids obstacles, embraces small talk
05.08.12

Sharp Cocorobo vacuum avoids obstacles, embraces small talk

With iRobot cleaning up in the robotic vacuum game, it's only logical that some major manufacturer...

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04.05.12
See a Qbo robot built from scratch in a minute-and-a-half (time-lapse video)
04.05.12

See a Qbo robot built from scratch in a minute-and-a-half (time-lapse video)

Ever wondered just how fast a Qbo robot can be built from scratch? Perhaps not, but TheCorpora is h...

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03.30.12
Google reCAPTCHAs now featuring Street View addresses, 221b Baker St. to get even more famous
03.30.12

Google reCAPTCHAs now featuring Street View addresses, 221b Baker St. to get even more famous

If you've enjoyed decrypting the often frustratingly skewed (and occasionally humorously juxtaposed...

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03.19.12
Robot plays Angry Birds (or any other touchscreen app)
03.19.12

Robot plays Angry Birds (or any other touchscreen app)

PyCon 2012 (a convention dedicated to the computer programming language Python) was held earlie...

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03.06.12
iRobot's 'throwable' 110 FirstLook bot gets drafted into the military (video)
03.06.12

iRobot's 'throwable' 110 FirstLook bot gets drafted into the military (video)

There's something pretty damn appealing about a controllable robot that can be hurled through a wi...

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02.01.12
Acrobatic quadrocopters hunt in packs, seduce you into submission (video)
02.01.12

Acrobatic quadrocopters hunt in packs, seduce you into submission (video)

We've kept a pretty stern eye on the development of GRASP Lab's quadrocopters, and with good reaso...

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