Category Archives: IEEE

Robotics News

From IEEE Spectrum June 18, 2019 Here are a bunch of neat videos from IEEE Spectrum Robotics News:

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Ford Self-Driving Vans Will Use Legged Robots to Make Deliveries

from IEEE Spectrum 22 May 2019 Ford is adding legs to its robocars—sort of. The automaker is announcing today that its fleet of autonomous delivery vans will carry more than just packages: Riding along with the boxes in the back … Continue reading

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Try Engineering

The TryEngineering.org website has been around for years, but it has been recently updated. Check it out HERE.

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Elektro the Moto-Man Had the Biggest Brain at the 1939 World’s Fair

From IEEE Spectrum By Allison Marsh 28 Sep 2018 | 19:00 GMT This voice-controlled robot could walk, talk, and smoke, and it captivated crowds “Ladies and gentlemen, I’ll be very glad to tell my story. I am a smart fellow … Continue reading

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DARPA Wants Your Insect-Scale Robots for a Micro-Olympics – IEEE Spectrum

https://spectrum.ieee.org/automaton/robotics/robotics-hardware/darpa-wants-your-insect-scale-robots-for-a-micro-olympics

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Nissan Embeds Self-Parking Tech in Pillows and Slippers

I never knew how badly I needed a self-parking slipper until now! By Evan Ackerman from IEEE Specturm Nissan, like every other car manufacturer that doesn’t want to be rendered mostly obsolete within the next few decades, has been gradually … Continue reading

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The 2017 Top Programming Languages

From: IEEE Spectrum The 2017 Top Programming Languages Python jumps to No. 1, and Swift enters the Top Ten By Stephen Cass Date: July 18, 2017 It’s summertime here at IEEE Spectrum, and that means it’s time for our fourth … Continue reading

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Salto-1P Is the Most Amazing Jumping Robot We’ve Ever Seen

From IEEE Spectrum By Evan Ackerman Posted 29 Jun 2017 | 13:00 GMT Last December, Duncan Haldane (whose research on incredibly agile bioinspired robots we’ve featured extensively in the past) ended up on the cover of the inaugural issue of … Continue reading

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Turing Tumble: Gaming on a Mechanical Computer by Paul Boswell — Kickstarter

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/871405126/turing-tumble-gaming-on-a-mechanical-computer

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Woman Pioneer Broke New Ground

From: IEEE – The Institute Grace Murray Hopper, 1906–1992 Known for: Inventing the computer compiler and leading the development of the programming language COBOL (common business-oriented language). Why it matters: Hopper is considered one of the founders of the information … Continue reading

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