From Wired Design:
A year ago, Greg Holloway set out to build an ocean drone, based on the tiny Raspberry Pi $35 computer.
Wired covered the start of the project, called FishPi, …
From Ars Technica:
[On the Antarctic ice], an ever-present danger is posed by crevasses: rents in the ice sheet up to 60 meters deep and 9 meters across—big enough, at their widest, to swallow a supply-towing tractor whole. New crevasses…
As the world of remote…
From The Verge:
Researchers from the University of Pennsylvania have created a bird-like claw that can be attached to…
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This team entered this at the fun South by Southwest DroneGames that I was at this year, and one won (thanks for the catch, Martha) a special "cultural award" for best meme-surfing. You can see some of the other DroneGames contestants and winners …Continue
As someone who got my start in drones with Lego Mindstorms, I can appreciate the work that went into this. Must watch.
This could be our sister site ;-)
DIYRockets is a global space company helping humanity establish a civilization in space by building an open space frontier. …
From Hackaday, news of a new Indiegogo project to produce a real IR camera for less than $300 (although it needs an iPhone/Android smarthphone, too):
These devices normally cost a few thousand dollars, but the team …
This research from EPFL is from last year, but it's still worth a watch. Lovely engineering.
From the EPFL YouTube stream
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They hover over Hollywood film sets and professional sports events. They track wildfires in Colorado, survey Kansas farm crops and vineyards in California. They inspect miles of industrial pipeline and monitor wildlife, river…
A group of scientists at Brown University are replicating the bat’s unique anatomy in the hopes of applying its fundamental mechanics to…