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DIY Lego Exoskeleton Arm

DIY Lego Exoskeleton Arm

Lego provides an interesting prototyping kit for DIY transhumanist designers and developers and has been used for robotics and data visualization as well.

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Video Friday: Barbara Webb on Insect Robots

Video Friday: Barbara Webb on Insect Robots

Today's VIdeo Friday features Barbara Webb from the University of Edinburgh, Scotland, talks about using robots to model biological systems, including human and insect brains, and her cricket-robot experiments.

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M-Blocks and Roombots – Self Assembling Microbots With Many Uses

M-Blocks and Roombots – Self Assembling Microbots With Many Uses

The future of robotics is filled with many different designs and applications. One of the more intriguing is the idea of small similar robots exhibiting swarm behavior and working together to build useful tools and objects or carry out particular human-required tasks. Two schools, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and the Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (EPFL) have come up with adaptive robot m...

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Prof. Hawking, the AIs will BE US

Prof. Hawking, the AIs will BE US

Perhaps, as Prof. Stephen Hawking thinks, it may be difficult to “control” Artificial Intelligence (AI) in the long term. But perhaps we shouldn’t “control” the long-term development of AI, because that would be like preventing a child from becoming an adult, and that child is you.

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