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Watch “ecoRobotix video in English” on YouTube

May 28th, 2018 No comments

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Robots, drones, autonomous vehicles coming to University District – Memphis Business Journal

May 17th, 2018 No comments
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From educationblog.microsoft.com

May 15th, 2018 No comments
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The History of Robots: From the 400 BC Archytas to the Boston Dynamics’ Robot Dog

May 14th, 2018 No comments

from: Interesting Engineering
by: Saoirse Kerrigan

The History of Robots: From the 400 BC Archytas to the Boston Dynamics’ Robot Dog
Take a journey through the long history of robots, from the 4th Century BC to today.

Robots have fascinated and preoccupied human minds for centuries – from ancient tales of stone golems, to modern science fiction. Though the word “robot” was only officially penned in 1921 by Karel Čapek, mankind has endeavored to create autonomous machines since as far back as the 4th Century BCE.

Today, robots are widely used across a variety of industries, aiding in the manufacturing of vehicles and more. According to the International Federation of Robotics, in 2015 there were as many as 1.63 million industrial robots in operation worldwide, and that number continues to grow steadily each year.

Here’s a brief history of how robotics have evolved and grown from the early imaginings of 400 BCE, to the global resource they are today.

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Article: Microsoft MakeCode for LEGO Mindstorms Unveiled

May 9th, 2018 No comments

Microsoft MakeCode for LEGO Mindstorms Unveiled

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[update – as of 5/14/18 most of the articles on this have been deleted…..I wonder why?]

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Article: Champions declared in worldwide robotics contest

May 1st, 2018 No comments

Champions declared in worldwide robotics contest

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Watch “Copper’s Surprising Reaction to Strong Magnets | Force Field Motion Dampening” on YouTube

April 27th, 2018 No comments

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Robot Loading and Loading a Tractor Trailer

April 25th, 2018 No comments

I am posting this more to remember this for future FIRST Robotics Competition Seasons. Once in a while we have to stack boxes, crates excreta and this is a wonderful method to do it:

14 most popular programming languages according to Stack Overflow study – Business Insider

April 21st, 2018 No comments
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Article: OLPC’s $100 laptop was going to change the world — then it all went wrong

April 16th, 2018 No comments

OLPC’s $100 laptop was going to change the world — then it all went wrong

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