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A bit of Computer History

From: EDNSep 13, 2019by Suzanne Deffree Weighing in at more than a ton and storing 5MB of data, the IBM 305 RAMAC was the first supercomputer with a hard disk drive (HDD). Introduced by IBM on September 13, 1956, RAMAC … Continue reading

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Sphero Mini Golf

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Petoi Bittle

From IEEE Spectrum Rongzhong Li, who is responsible for the adorable robotic cat Nybble, has an updated and even more adorable quadruped that’s more robust and agile but only costs around US $200 in kit form on Kickstarter. Looks like … Continue reading

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SciFest All Access – A FREE Online STEM Festival for Kids

Running online from 26 September to 3 October, experience virtual booths with hands-on and interactive STEM content, special performances on the STEM Stage, earn badges and prizes in a scavenger hunt, and more. More information at: https://connect.ieee.org/DGH300x0HPb00n0E3U3h0aY

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Old television kept wiping out village’s broadband for 18 months – CNN

https://www.cnn.com/2020/09/22/uk/old-tv-breaks-broadband-village-scli-intl-gbr/index.html An entire village lost its broadband at the same time every day for 18 months. Now we know why By Jack Guy, CNNUpdated 6:33 AM EDT, Tue September 22, 2020 (CNN)For 18 months, residents of a village in Wales have been … Continue reading

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The Segway Is Dead, but Its Technology and Vision Lives On – IEEE Spectrum

https://spectrum.ieee.org/tech-talk/consumer-electronics/gadgets/the-segway-is-dead-but-its-technology-and-vision-lives-on?utm_source=roboticsnews&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=roboticsnews-08-04-20&mkt_tok=eyJpIjoiT1RGaU56VXpOR0V4T0RkaiIsInQiOiJIelBGRkt6b0pMUkdlZVNyd0FzVXNDQ2p4SHR0akd3WXRjZCtPZlRlQ1NVS0xDa0liY1V1cWNZZFlWSE9BRmcyWlwvWERFQlhsekhsUVlcL1FlVHRcL2dFSWVnNVVtUkpHVVNLSmpXQm1sSGhjRG5Xb3BKSzhNemozemxNMmpuUnNyUCJ9

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China bans Scratch, MIT’s programming language for kids – TechCrunch

https://techcrunch.com/2020/09/07/scratch-ban-in-china/

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Watch “rocky 4 robot” on YouTube

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The Scientific Answer to Amelia Earhart Is Lost in a Pile of Phantom Bones

https://getpocket.com/explore/item/the-scientific-answer-to-amelia-earhart-is-lost-in-a-pile-of-phantom-bones?utm_source=pocket-newtab

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MIT creates a soft-fingered robotic gripper than could eventually tie knots and sew stitches | TechCrunch

https://techcrunch.com/2020/07/13/mit-creates-a-soft-fingered-robotic-gripper-than-could-eventually-tie-knots-and-sew-stitches/

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