Monthly Archives: February 2012
Found this great little Danish company today – Vive Les Robots From their site: VIVE LES ROBOTS! is the only company in the World, who wants to make more people interested in robots, robotics and robot-related stuff from ancient times to modern times, based on a culture-historical approach. Visit their site here: Link: http://www.vivelesrobots-education.dk/english
This article comes via Wired.com, and reports on the Monolithic Bee project at Harvard University, where they have found an ingenious way to construct small scales bio-mimetic robots. It doesn’t actually show them flying or swarming, but it’s damn fine work nonetheless. From Wired: Harvard University engineers have come up with a production technique inspired [...]
Simply amazing. Quadrocopter Ball Juggling, ETH Zurich from vkontakte.ru/vegasart on Vimeo.
Just purchased a NeuroSky Mindwave Headset for the Prototype Committee cause. From the Myndplay website: Control Music, Movies, Videos and Games with your mind… The NeuroSky MindWave takes decades of expensive medical EEG technology and puts it into a bundled software package for under £100. It safely measures brainwave signals and monitors the attention and [...]
The Raspberry Pi isn’t quite in full production yet – first models have been auctioned off – but should be out soon. The idea? Make a DIY Linux box you can buy for peanuts and build on yourself. Aside from applications for hackers, artists and makers it could also provide computing access to the poorest [...]
This is pretty damn impressive. Al and I have been taking a look at this, and it’s definitely on the shopping list. I’m really impressed with the constant growth and modification of the Arduino platform. It really has opened up electronics to a whole new audience, and can only enable innovation and creativity in the [...]
Here is an article on the BBC News site about the advances in reading the brain. Whilst still a long way off from fully reverse engineering the human mind, massive leaps and bounds have been made in recent years. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-16811042 It also reminded me of the Open EEG project and the potential for Art projects [...]