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Robots: Ever-closer to Conquering humankind.

With the advent of Watson, a computer which can interpret natural human language (along with the nuances in its meaning)—which in itself should be a bit scary—here’s yet another video from the ongoing Quadrotor project going on at UPenn. Now … Continue reading

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More–Autonomous Helicopters Flying Through Moving Hoops

Got a reply from both Daniel Mellinger and Prof. Vijay Kumar about their Quadrotor project at UPenn. Kumar referred me to Mellinger, actually; here’s what Mellinger had to say about their work: How long have Daniel Mellinger, Dr. Nathan Michael, … Continue reading

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Autonomous Helicopters Flying Through Moving Hoops

Watching this about made my day. This is the University of Pennsylvania, but we’ve got colleges in Oregon that have good Mechanical Engineering departments. Payscale.com says that, fresh out of college, a Mechanical Engineer can expect a solid $50,000 salary from … Continue reading

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