Future Military Robots Explained
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Future Military Robots Explained

Our wars used to be fought on foot, but then we harnessed horses for battle. Swords were our weapon of choice until guns were invented. Chariots slowly evolved into tanks, and in less than 100 years this [picture of the wright bros], turned into this . But the change that’s now underway will be the […]

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Teaching a computer to refuel an aeroplane

Flying an aeroplane is difficult enough. And one of the most difficult operations a pilot can train for is air-to-air refuelling. But what we’re trying to do is teach a computer to do it. Air-to-air refuelling is essentially formation flying at close quarters. The receiver sidles up to the tanker. And he tries to get […]

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RIDE This Robot! — Mind Blow #62
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RIDE This Robot! — Mind Blow #62

The new i-limb Ultra revolution from touch bionics is the first upper limb prosthesis that can be controlled with an App. And students in India created “SHE”, or, Society Harnessing Equipment, lingerie that delivers 82 electric shocks and contacts the local police in order to ward off attackers. Vsauce! Kevin here, this is Mind Blow. […]

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Controlling Drones With Your Mind
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Controlling Drones With Your Mind

The idea for the system that we kind of came up with is brain robot interaction. It came up when me and a colleague of mine was just wandering through a mall and we saw a robot and he started talking about the cognitive science stuff we do and I do robotic stuff and so […]

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