Tech

This robotic basketball hoop won't let you miss
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I wasn't totally satisfied with my previous basketball hoop so I made another try at the problem. This time with robots and computer vision! My old solid sta...

A new way to harvest honey
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Turn a tap right on your beehive and watch pure fresh honey flow right out...

Mosquito night navigation inspires new drone obstacle avoidance system
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Researchers have taken inspiration from a mosquito's ability to fly and land in the dark to develop a new collision-avoidance sensory system that has been tested on a quadcopter. The international team of scientists, led by Professor Richard Bomphrey at the Royal Veterinary College (RVC) in London,…

Triton launches spectacular 24-seat DeepView tourist submarine
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Triton submarines is the biggest name in deep-sea exploration submersibles, having built the extraordinary DSV Limiting Factor, a "deep-sea elevator" capable of popping down to the bottom of the Mariana Trench several times a week for extended visits.

World's fastest camera captures 70 trillion frames per second
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The best phone cameras can record slow motion with under 1,000 frames per second. Commercial rigs generally shoot with several thousand. But that all absolutely pales in comparison to the new record holder for the world’s fastest camera, boasting a mind-boggling rate of 70 trillion frames per…

‘Breathable’ Electronics Pave the Way for More Functional Wearable Tech
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Stretchable electronic material can 'breathe' – making it more comfortable for users.

Been in black and white for the month of April

The month of April I spent in black n white, today is my first day back

AGROBOT Robotic Strawberry Harvester
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Agrobot E-Series is our innovative generation of robotic strawberry harvesters. These machines have been designed to perform autonomously within the rows in ...

'Exploring an art gallery inside a robot'
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The telepresence robot is helping people who would not be able to visit to experience the gallery.

iPhone SE (2020) Review: It All Adds Up!
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iPhone SE might be the most important thing Apple's made this year. iPhone SE: https://www.apple.com/iphone-se/

Why You Can't Name A File CON In Windows
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The short answer is "backwards compatibility". The long answer is... well, it's the rest of this video.

I built myself a proud parent
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I built myself a proud parent because we could all use some more pats on the shoulder. And in case nobody has told you that they're proud of you in a while: I'm proud of you. Yeah, you! Here's a pat on the shoulder. Keep the 25¢, this one's on me.

Using a 1930 Teletype as a Linux Terminal
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Some commenters requested that we use our restored vintage 1930 Model 15 Teletype as a terminal for Linux. Hooking up a 5-bit Baudot mechanical contraption t...

ArduBee, a Ready-To-Fly Micro drone for Education and Swarming
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Ciao community! We have a vision and we would like to bring you on board to make it happen! Let’s build the smallest integrated ArduCopter with outstanding flight time! We call it ArduBee. This tiny ArduPilot UAV will enable initiatives of education and research or just everyone who wants to play with state-of-the-art technology and to explore the field of aerial applications. We really believe it could be a great opportunity for our beloved ArduPilot community to get the best possible d...