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BioEnergy Central: Pee Power Lights Up Rural Uganda as Microbial Fuel Cells Generate Electricity from Wastewater

October 12, 2017

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The remote rural village of Kisoro in Uganda is the first community to be powered using wastewater electricity generation developed at the Bristol BioEnergy Centre. Field trials to test so-called ‘Pee Power’ have returned a resounding success in the rural village of Kisoro, Uganda. The Bristol BioEnergy Centre (BBiC) provided the remote community with a […]

Asimov’s Laws of Robotics: Creating Safe Robots for the Age of Artificial Intelligence

June 10, 2017

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Science fiction writer and biochemist Isaac Asimov wrote extensively about robotic technology in his short stories and novels, but it was his three laws of robotics that many believe are his greatest contribution. To make robots and artificial intelligence that would do no harm to human beings, Asimov devised his three simple laws of robotics […]

US Naval Research Lab Tests CICADA Swarming Palm-Sized Drones

April 10, 2017

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Imagine a fleet of drones, each the size of your palm blooming from a package dropped from an airplane. That’s what’s possible with the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory’s CICADA - a tiny drone undergoing swarm testing.

AI Driverless Cars: Machine Intelligence gets its own Race Series – Roborace

March 5, 2017

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It’s official: driverless cars have hit the race tracks. Roborace, the autonomous race car maker, had its two self-driving ‘DevBots’ compete against each other at the Formula E Buenos Aires ePrix.

Augmented Reality Toys Represent a New Era in Gaming

May 7, 2016

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Toys come to life with a dash of augmented reality thrown in, and big hitters like Disney and Nintendo have already carved out a multi-billion dollar industry from physical toys coupled with virtual worlds. Franchises like Disney’s Infinity and Nintendo’s Ambiio (reported to have passed $2 billion sales in one quarter last year) use physical […]

Video Tech: Popcorn Robot, Time Hacks, Siri Beatboxing and a UFO Drone

April 27, 2016

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Robotic Glockenspiel plays Popcorn Canadian James Cochrane created a beautiful prototype for this robotic glockenspiel player built out of solenoids, wooden dowels, paperclips and elastic bands. But this is a completely different bag of computer chips, using servos, an Arduino Uno, MIDI shield and Adafruit’s 16 channel I2C servo driver. “My next project is to […]

Shaking The Cave: Virtual Reality Researchers Present VR Demos Live From The Octave at Salford University

January 11, 2016

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John O’Hare is a senior researcher and technical director of the Octave System – a VR immersive cave environment – at the University of Salford. He’s got some rather impressive videos of the system at work. In the autumn of 2015 John took his camera into the University of Salford to record projects underway in […]

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