A great idea from a teacher, two engineers, and a robotics specialist 다운로드. Developed to use in the classroom but developing a following outside of it. The Multiplo robotics system.
It’s easy to assemble, difficult to break and simple to customize:
The concept is that you get a box that has a kit inside 다이아 나랑 사귈래 다운로드. We took care of all the technical details in order for each single part to be compatible. Everything you need to build a robot is inside of the box. But you can also add your own parts…
“Right out of the Box” are the words we like to use about how you should start using your Multiplo Kit 드래곤볼 슈퍼 극장판 브로리 다운로드. There is no need to program, study a wiring diagram or buy tools. No soldering or protoboard needed. You can build a simple robot in about 45 minutes 다운로드.
NASA has released an amazing panorama shot of Mars:
This full-circle scene combines 817 images taken by the panoramic camera (Pancam) on NASA’s Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity 스틱맨 다운로드. It shows the terrain that surrounded the rover while it was stationary for four months of work during its most recent Martian winter.
Its release this week coincides with two milestones: Opportunity completing its 3,000th Martian day on July 2, and NASA continuing past 15 years of robotic presence at Mars 유튜브 영화 다운로드.
A screenshot of 90-degrees of the panorama:
On Aug 다운로드. 5 or Aug. 6, depending on which part of the country you’re in, the Curiosity spacecraft careening toward Mars will hit the Red Planet’s atmosphere, deploy a supersonic parachute and either land safely on the planet’s surface or perish 다운로드. It’s dramatic stuff, and NASA has produced this Hollywood-style YouTube video, complete with animation and suspenseful music, to preview the landing, evoke that drama and put viewers on the edge of their seats 다운로드.
As engineers explain, it will take seven minutes for Curiosity to travel from the edge of Mars’ atmosphere to the surface, going from a speed of 13,000 mph to zero 2010 엑셀 무료. “If any one thing doesn’t work just right, it’s game over,” engineer Tom Rivellini says.
Because Mars is so far away, it actually takes 14 minutes for the spacecraft’s signal to reach Earth 다운로드. So by the time we learn the spacecraft has hit the top of Mars’ atmosphere, Curiosity will have either have survived the landing or perished for a full seven minutes 패러렐 즈 무료 다운로드.
Source: Skye – 7 Minutes of Terror: NASA’s Dramatic Mars-Landing Preview
ClueBot NG, as the bot is known, resides on a computer from which it sallies forth into the vast encyclopaedia to detect and clean up vandalism almost as soon as it occurs 다운로드.
It is one of several hundred bots patrolling Wikipedia at any given time. Its role in repairing the Supreme Court article illustrates how bots have quietly become an indispensable – if virtually invisible – part of the Wikipedia project 다운로드.
“Wikipedia would be a shambles without bots,” a Wikipedia administrator known on the site as Hersfold writes in an email.
English Wikipedia alone surpassed four million articles this month 굿윌헌팅 한글자막. It contains an estimated 2.5 billion words, equivalent to millions of pages, and it is 50 times larger than the Encyclopaedia Britannica.
But the project is so vast, and its maintenance so labour-intensive that it defies the capability of its human administrators and editors to keep it in order 윤미래 너를 사랑해 다운로드.
That is where the bots come in.
Keep reading: BBC News Magazine – Meet the ‘bots’ that edit Wikipedia
…in only 50 seconds!
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Online educational marketplaces are on the rise, with tools like Udemy and Khan Academy allowing people of all ages to become an expert in any topic wget.exe download.
New company Coursera is targeting higher education by offering university-level courses from top institutions to students all over the world, all for free 다운로드.
The company launched with $16 million in Series A funding and is announcing partnerships with four schools:
- Princeton University
- Stanford University
- University of Pennsylvania
- University of Michigan 다운로드.
Coursera will offer over 30 courses from its partner schools across a variety of disciplines, including computer science, sociology, medicine, and math 다운로드.
A selection of the classes:
Classes typically last for five to ten weeks, and during that time students commit to watching the lectures, and completing interactive quizzes and assignments, which are auto-graded or graded by peers. Upon completion, the student receives a statement of accomplishment, a letter from the professor, and a score, but the course doesn’t count for any actual credit with that specific institution. The site also features a Q&A forum where students can ask questions about the course material and get answers from fellow students 다운로드.
As the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration prepares to let civilian unmanned aircraft operate in domestic airspace, universities including Embry-Riddle have created majors in flying and building drones 다운로드. Enrollment is accelerating as students look for new opportunities in an aviation job market pummeled by airline bankruptcies.
The drone industry, estimated worldwide at $5.9 billion annually, will expand to $11.3 billion by 2021 다운로드.
During the past 10 years, drones have become a vital military tool in Iraq and Afghanistan, creating a platform to attack terrorists without risking pilots’ lives and giving ground troops a chance to see their opponents from the air 드림캐스트 롬 다운로드.
Congress passed bills in December and February that ordered the FAA to create six test sites for flying unmanned aircraft alongside regular planes 트루스 오어 데어 한글자막 다운로드. The agency must also complete a plan for integrating unmanned flights into the aviation system by Sept. 30, 2015.
Unmanned aircraft could be used for photography, police surveillance and monitoring pipelines and power lines 옥류체 다운로드. U.S. Customs and Border Protection has special permission to use drones.
more at – Bloomberg
Here are a selection of drones, or unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV), used by the military 다운로드. I suspect the first to be employed privately will be the helicopters for police surveillance.
// Thx to Kosso K
The largest private employer in China, Foxconn with over 1 million employees, is finally facing stiff labor costs. This is great news for the U.S. manufacturing sector who may be able to lure some work back to the United States 다운로드.
It will be interesting to see how this affects the global market, but for now the advantage is all for the robots:
Taiwanese technology giant Foxconn will replace some of its workers with 1 million robots in three years to cut rising labor expenses and improve efficiency, said Terry Gou, founder and chairman of the company, late Friday 가문의 부활.
The robots will be used to do simple and routine work such as spraying, welding and assembling which are now mainly conducted by workers, said Gou at a workers’ dance party Friday night 야후 미니 다운로드.
Foxconn, the world’s largest maker of computer components which assembles products for Apple, Sony and Nokia.
A quote from Foxconn reveals that the issue of rising labor costs for the company are just going to get worse:
…talked about moving its human workers “higher up the value chain” and into sexy fields such as research 윈도우 10 한글 폰트 다운로드.
via The Economist