Robots

AI Economics of AI Future

How will AI change the world?

This video is from TED-Ed. In the coming years, artificial intelligence is probably going to change your life— and likely the entire world. But people have a hard time agreeing on exactly how AI will affect our society. Can we build AI systems that help us fix the world? Or are we doomed to a […]

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Livestream

Live from the Sphere

This video is from FranksWorldTV. .

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Robotics

Omnibot 2000: The $500 Drink Serving Robot from 1985!

Think that humanoid robots in the home are a new idea? This video is from LGR highlights a toy that I remember wanting badly. Unboxing and enjoying the Tomy Omnibot 2000! A 26-inch home robot that can speak, play music, bring you drinks, and generally felt like ‘THE FUTURE’ in the 80s. While still a […]

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Robotics

Experience Japan’s Largest Robot Exhibition – IREX 2023!

One of the world’s most interesting and largest robotics trade fairs, IREX 2023, took place in Tokyo, Japan, at the Big Sight exhibition center. This year, more than 650 companies from all over the world presented their developments at the exhibition. The theme of the exhibition “Sustainable society created by robotics” corresponds exactly to the […]

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Maker Uncategorized

How to Build a Rocket Bird (ornithopter)

This video is from Works By Design. Building a ornithopter that flies like a hummingbird. It took over 4 months to design this mechanical bird, and with no knowledge about drone or rocket design, I was in over my head. Link to the research paper: https://gt-uav.hds.utc.fr/dokuwiki/lib/exe/fetch.php?media=fr:journee12102018:gt_uav_apreumont.pdf

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Robotics

A biologically-inspired ‘transformer’ robot that crawls, rolls and flies

Robots are often designed for a particular purpose, but what if they could transform to tackle new challenges. Enter M4, the multi-modal mobility morphobot. It draws inspiration from the natural world by adapting how it uses its limb-like rotors and wheels to move in a wide range of ways, saving energy and making it more […]

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Interesting

Why this brick robot could be BETTER than 3D printed concrete

3D Printing has often been highlighted as the future of everything from manufacturing to organ replacement. Belinda Carr explains why 3D printed concrete homes have just been bested.

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Robotics

The Proto-Robots of Antiquity

Robots are not solely a modern phenomenon and there are quite a few examples of them in history. This video examines the ancient predecessors of our modern robots, and see their development from a concept in mythology, to the earliest simple devices, and finally to full-fledged self-moving statues.

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