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Just received a beautiful Smart Car robot kit from Elegoo ! Just received this really beautiful Smart Car set from Elegoo .

Just received a beautiful Smart Car robot kit from Elegoo !

It just arrived, so did not have much time to play with it yet, just opened it. My first impression is that the set is of very high quality! Robotic Vision. The aim of Robotic vision is to develop your skills and knowledge of the fundamental mathematics and algorithms that underpin computer vision, including how to interpret images to determine the size, shape and color of objects in the scene.

Robotic Vision

Learning outcomes By the end of this course you should be able to: Are we ready to live with robots? “I am the robot, you are the human.

Are we ready to live with robots?

This is the beginning of a beautiful story. I like humans. Humans are so cute.” A Robot has been Teaching College Students For Several Months and No one Noticed It. Robotics has been the rising field in science with great advancements coming every day.

A Robot has been Teaching College Students For Several Months and No one Noticed It

These robots pose a great thereat of replacing human work and generate a huge unemployment problems. Negative perspective aside, his new robot AI-powered TA called Jill Watson has been helping out students at the Georgia Institute of Technology for months in secret. Jill’s real identity has only recently been revealed, which has come as a big surprise to most of the 300+ students in the course. The class is (of course) focussed on artificial intelligence, and Jill’s main tasks were to respond to student queries via email, dealing with some of the more routine and mundane enquiries to take the pressure off the real, flesh-and-blood tutors. The bot would tell one student there was no way to edit submitted feedback, for example, or remind another of a due date for a particular assignment. 16 free E-books to kickstart your Artificial Intelligence programming - Coding Security. Johnny Five, Our One True Robot Hero, Might Soon Be an Official Lego Set.

Archives. A Neural Network in 11 Lines of Python. ForArtificialIntelligence. This page attempts to collect information and links pertaining to the practice of AI and Machine Learning in python.


GraphLab Create - An end-to-end Machine Learning platform with a Python front-end and C++ core. It allows you to do data engineering, build ML models, and deploy them. Key design principles: out-of-core computation, fast and robust learning algorithms, easy-to-use Python API, and fast deployment of arbitrary Python objects. Raúl Arrabales Moreno – Cognitive Science, AI & Machine Consciousness. 47 Programmable Robotic Kits. You can learn robotics in two ways.

47 Programmable Robotic Kits

One way is to use robot kits (the easy way) or on the shelf components selected by you (the hard way). If you choose to learn how to program a robot before trying to learn electronics, the quickest solution is a robot kit that can be programmed. Also, a robot kit is a good solution when no one else is around you to teach you from where to start and how to start. Asuro Programmable Robot Kit. Your order can be delivered to anywhere throughout Australia by either standard (road) freight or premium (express) delivery.

Asuro Programmable Robot Kit

Delivery is calculated based on your cart dollar value. Standard/Road Freight: 2 - 5 working days* Delivery Charges: Premium/Express Freight: Next working day Metro Areas orders placed before 2.45pm, 2-3 days for other areas* *Freight delivery times stated are for average volume items with total order weight under 5kg for metro areas in eastern states. Asuro Programmable Robot Kit. Robot kits, starter kits and robot systems. Robot kits to build - Elon Musk + Sam Altman Launch OpenAI Nonprofit That Will Use AI To "Benefit Humanity" Silicon Valley is in the midst of an artificial intelligence war, as giants like Facebook and Google attempt to outdo each other by deploying machine learning and AI to automate services.

Elon Musk + Sam Altman Launch OpenAI Nonprofit That Will Use AI To "Benefit Humanity"

But a brand-new organization called OpenAI—helmed by Elon Musk and a posse of prominent techies—aims to use AI to "benefit humanity," without worrying about profit. Musk, the CEO of SpaceX and Tesla, took to Twitter to announce OpenAI on Friday afternoon. The organization, the formation of which has been in discussions for quite a while, came together in earnest over the last couple of months, co-chair and Y Combinator CEO Sam Altman told Fast Company. It is launching with $1 billion in funding from the likes of Altman, Musk, LinkedIn founder Reid Hoffman, and Palantir chairman Peter Thiel.

In an introductory blog post, the OpenAI team said "we expect to only spend a tiny fraction of this in the next few years. " VertiGo wheeled robot isn't stopped by walls. Although they aren't as common as flying drones, we are seeing an increasing number of wall-climbing robots.

VertiGo wheeled robot isn't stopped by walls

What isn't so common, however, are devices like the VertiGo, which both drives on the ground and climbs up walls. Its climbing ability is particularly impressive, as it can even tackle walls with rough, uneven surfaces. Created in a partnership between Disney Research Zurich and the ETH Zurich research institute, the VertiGo features a lightweight carbon fiber frame, two independently-tilting propellers, and four 3D-printed wheels (the front two of which are steerable). In "ground mode" the rear prop is angled perpendicular to the ground, providing enough horizontal thrust to carry the machine across a variety of terrains. Upon reaching a wall, however, the front propeller kicks in and tilts upwards, pulling the front end of the robot up that wall. ?tag=nl. Robots aren't going to replace us, but by working hand in hand with us they will redefine what it means to be human.


The year is 2025. You're sitting in a surgery watching your doctor carefully insert the tips of her fingertips into black thimble-like actuators. A screen in front of the doctor flashes with the image of a glistening tunnel of flesh and, as she huddles over the controls, you feel a stirring in your bowels. A psychologist thinks it'll be normal to have sex with robots by 2070.

In the next half of this century, humans will be regularly engaging in sexual activity with robots, and maybe even falling in love with them, according to Helen Driscoll, a psychologist who specialises in sex and mate choices at the University of Sunderland in the UK. "As virtual reality becomes more realistic and immersive and is able to mimic and even improve on the experience of sex with a human partner; it is conceivable that some will choose this in preference to sex with a less than perfect human being," Driscoll told David Watkinson from the Daily Mirror.

And while that may sound kinda out there, it's already happening. Design Tool for 3D-Printable Robots from Disney Research. This video and white paper about a CAD program for creating a variety of 3D-printable robots, ready for on-screen gait testing and eventual printing, looks very impressive. The system was developed by Disney Research in partnership with Carnegie Mellon University. The program allows you to experiment with various shapes, sizes, number of legs, types of walking gait, and more for desired robotic designs. This unique drone can fly indefinitely and doesn’t need to land. If you’ve ever had a bit of a play with a consumer drone unit you’ll know that their power supplies don’t necessarily last all that long. After spending some time in the air, you need to keep an eye on your device’s battery levels (in addition to watching out for trees) to make sure things don’t come to an abrupt, ground-smacking end. The PARC (Persistent Aerial Reconnaissance and Communications) from drone-maker CyPhy Works, doesn’t suffer that particular shortcoming, however.

This uniquely powered drone can stay in the air indefinitely (although 100 hours is the maximum recommended operating time) thanks to its proprietary microfilament system, which is effectively a specialised power cord that extends from the ground to the airborne unit. “It’s basically a robot with unlimited time-of-flight,” said Helen Greiner, the founder of CyPhy Works, speaking this week at the EmTech 2015 conference in Cambridge, Massachusetts, as reported by Will Knight at MIT Technology Review. DIY Laptop Controlled Robot. It would be so good if would be able to control a robot or your rc car using a laptop just like you control a car in a game. Well, it can be made possible using the versatile arduino UNO. There are thousands of projects you can make with arduino. This one of those projects. Nicks Hobby Shop Sitemap. Meccanoid G15 KS brings Meccano into the robot age.

Meccano is one of those toys with a very strong nostalgia element, involving memories of hours spent bolting together a toy wheelbarrow or a coffee table-size Forth Bridge. But 21st century kids relate more to smartphones than traveling cranes, so Meccano has come up with its Meccanoid G15 KS – a kit robot that can be programmed using motion capture. View all First marketed in 1901, Meccano wasn't so much a toy when it started out as a prototyping system aimed at kids. It was a mechanical construction set based on standardized engineering parts with which children could build everything from a simple car to a mechanical analog computer, if they were inventive enough and bought a large enough kit. Meccano was intended as an educational toy that taught basic engineering principles, problem-solving, manual dexterity, and had the goal of producing the next generation of engineers.

Aimed at ages 5 to 14, the emphasis is on simplicity and ease of use. Source: Meccano via The Wall Street Journal. Documentation > Education. USBDroid with onboard Android/USB Host- Jaycar Electronics. Asuro Programmable Robot Kit- Jaycar Electronics. Arduino Workshop Book - 65 Projects- Jaycar Electronics. Nao. Nao tutorial 1: First steps - Robótica - ULE. Software - Robótica - ULE. Nao - a robot that sees, speaks, reacts to touch and surfs the web. The versatile humanoid robot Nao caught Gizmag's attention at the 2009 International Robot Exhibition (iREX 2009). What Nao lacks in size, he makes up for in features and capabilities. Nao can see (via two cameras), will react to touch, can surf the Web and can interact with other Naos. He can speak (in English or French, so far) by reading out any file stored locally in his storage space or captured from a website RSS flow.

The bot is fitted with an accelerometer and gyrometer so he won't fall down, he's also equipped with two pairs of ultra-sound senders/receivers on his torso that give feedback on several echoes so Nao is aware of obstacles close by and can avoid them. Nao’s vision is provided by two CMOS 640 x 480 cameras, which can capture up to 30 images per second. Programmable robots. Programmable robots for education. Humanoid robotics & programmable robots. DIY K-9. Here’s an excellent recreation of the K-9 (Mk II, I believe) from the BBC’s classic Doctor Who series. The maker did a very thorough job on the panelling and used an RC tank for locomotion – unfortunately no design measurements are supplied in the build documentation. – Link. Dr Who K9 Robot Dog. Finch Programmable Mobile Robot Platform.

47 Programmable Robotic Kits. A guide to the best robot kits available - Razor Robotics. Romo - The Programmable, Telepresence Robot Toy for Kids and Adults. Why We Call Sphero a Programmable Robot. National Geographic Store. Robot Kits - Easy to Advanced Robots. StartupSmart - Robots in the classroom: Meet Edison, the Australian-designed Lego-compatible robot that smashed its crowdfunding target. Robotics. Aldebaran Robotics. NAOqi OS: A revolution in humanoid robotics. NAO: programmable robot, autonomous and interactive robot. NAO is a little character with a unique combination of hardware and software: he consists of sensors, motors and software driven by NAOqi, our dedicated operating system.

It gets its magic from its programming and animation. Movement libraries are available through graphics tools such as Choregraphe and other advanced programming software.They allow users to create elaborate behaviors, access the data acquired by the sensors, and control the robot... to give it life! Imagination reignsAldebaran is putting an open and accessible, high-performance robot onto the market to serve as an exploration platform for anyone who wants to create new applications using all of NAO's capabilities.Thanks to its programming, NAO can evolve: the more behaviors, content and applications developed for it, the greater its capacity to surprise you every day.

We created an online application store, from which the robot can download new behaviors on its own. SDK, Simple software for developing your NAO.