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DARPA Wants Swarms of Cheap “Gremlin” Drones

DARPA is looking for swarms of nearly disposable UAVs that can launch and be retrieved in mid-air

Question Everything: Your Company’s Biggest Problems Are Its Biggest Opportunities

The world's biggest problems are the world's biggest business opportunities. This also holds true for you. This post is a fun formula for fixing your problems while at the same time... read more The post Question Everything: Your Company’s Biggest Problems Are Its Biggest Opportunities appeared first on Singularity HUB.

New Project: Create an Enclosure for a 6-Node Raspberry Pi Cluster

Download the files and learn the steps to build your own enclosure for a 6-node Raspberry Pi cluster. Read more on MAKE The post Create an Enclosure for a 6-Node Raspberry Pi Cluster appeared first on Make: DIY Projects, How-Tos, Electronics, Crafts and Ideas for Makers.

Is a Cambrian Explosion Coming for Robotics?

When the growth of robot capabilities begins in earnest, it will likely be explosive

RobotShop Acquires LetsMakeRobots.com

RobotShop.com announced today the acquisition of Let’s Make Robots (LMR), a website that brings together the world’s largest community of robot makers and enthusiasts. RobotShop, the leading source for robots and robot parts on the web already hosts one of the largest communities of robot and drone enthusiasts. In 2010, in order to better serve [...]Show More Summary

How We’ll Halt the Next Viral Pandemic Before It Starts

The battle with flu is a seasonal struggle, and one we don’t always win. The effectiveness of flu vaccines vary tremendously from year to year, and the reason is simple.... read more The post How We’ll Halt the Next Viral Pandemic Before It Starts appeared first on Singularity HUB.

Get Media Alerts from Your Lamp with This Ikea Hack

Mate Marschalko, who gave us the recent RC car over wireless and a racing wheel project now has a cool Ikea hack to share. He took an Ikea lamp and used a WiFi-enabled Arduino compatible microcontroller to create an alert notification light for his desk. Show More Summary

This Week’s Awesome Stories from Around the Web (Through Aug 29)

ROBOTICS: Rise of the Robotic Workforce Melody Guan | Harvard Political Review "Human employability optimists also tend to view robotics as powerful but fundamentally inadequate tools that aid rather than replace humans. 'Humans... read more The post This Week’s Awesome Stories from Around the Web (Through Aug 29) appeared first on Singularity HUB.

Hacking Talent in the Age of the Exponential Human

“If you’re going to stay around and be safe for your whole life, then you’ve never really lived, and you’re already dead.” - Ian Walsh, pro surfer At the core of... read more The post Hacking Talent in the Age of the Exponential Human appeared first on Singularity HUB.

10 Facts You Missed from Robot History Class

Catch up on your robot trivia. Robots have been around for longer than you might think, and their evolution is developing exponentially. Read more on MAKE The post 10 Facts You Missed from Robot History Class appeared first on Make: DIY Projects, How-Tos, Electronics, Crafts and Ideas for Makers.

Robots With Smooth Moves Are Up to 40% More Efficient

Slight tweaks to acceleration and deceleration can make a huge difference to robot energy consumption

Philip Rosedale on the Future of Virtual Worlds on This Week’s Ask an Expert [Video]

"Virtual jobs are going to be a dominant part of our future...they'll probably be the biggest place that we work."  As the momentum of virtual reality builds, many claims about its future... read more The post Philip Rosedale on the Future of Virtual Worlds on This Week’s Ask an Expert [Video] appeared first on Singularity HUB.

Disrupting Regulation: Robot Cars, Blockchain and Robotic Pharmacies

In recent years, regulators and lawmakers have been caught off guard by quick-moving new technologies—3D printed guns, genetically modified glowing plants, new business models for sharing economy companies and drones. As... read more The post Disrupting Regulation: Robot Cars, Blockchain and Robotic Pharmacies appeared first on Singularity HUB.

Hitachi Developing Dual-Armed Robot for Warehouse Picking

This is one of the most confidently brisk picking robots we've ever seen

A Maker’s Guide to the Metaverse

The virtual reality renaissance that is now underway is creating much excitement surrounding the potential arrival of the “metaverse.” As I write, four great technology titans are competing to bring... read more The post A Maker’s Guide to the Metaverse appeared first on Singularity HUB.

Point the Way to the International Space Station with This DIY Orbit Tracker

To keep tabs on the International Space Station's orbital position, Grady Hillhouse shows how he created a an automated tracker. Read more on MAKE The post Point the Way to the International Space Station with This DIY Orbit Tracker appeared first on Make: DIY Projects, How-Tos, Electronics, Crafts and Ideas for Makers.

New Project: Build a Compact 4 Node Raspberry Pi Cluster

If you've ever thought about building a small computing cluster, for development, data crunching, or just for fun, this walkthrough shows you how using the Raspberry Pi. Four of them. Read more on MAKE The post Build a Compact 4 Node Raspberry Pi Cluster appeared first on Make: DIY Projects, How-Tos, Electronics, Crafts and Ideas for Makers.

Sony's New Drone: a Modern Take on a Familiar Design

A fixed-wing drone that can lift off vertically has its advantages, but who needs one?

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