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Boston Dynamics CEO Marc Raibert demos the Spot at Disrupt

While the company’s YouTube channel is quite popular, it’s even more impressive to see one of Boston Robotics’ robots in action. Boston Dynamics founder and CEO Marc Raibert got interviewed by TechCrunch’s Brian Heater. The two of them spent some time commenting on a video of the company’s various robots over the years, from the BigDog to the anthropomorphic Petman. The Spot in particular is optimized for home delivery. It looks like a dog, and it can climb stairs, open doors and more. “We also want to make our robots friendly,” Raibert said. “On our YouTube channel, there’s 20 to 1 likes to dislikes. The SpotMini’s big brother, the original Spot, walked around the Disrupt stage, stretched its legs, walked sideways, turned around and more. When asked about the rumors that Google is looking for an acquirer to sell Boston Dynamics, Raibert didn’t really comment. Beautiful World - Journal.

Sisyphus – The Kinetic Art Table by Bruce Shapiro. Risks and challenges My experience building and installing large permanent Sisyphus istallations in museums around the world has taught me much about deadlines, budgets, working with others and above all, Murphy's law.

Sisyphus – The Kinetic Art Table by Bruce Shapiro

The main risks are in underestimating costs and time to deliver a large number of high-quality pieces. The major factor here is quantity, which is hard to predict. We are trying to produce everything, except the electronics, in America. Our pricing reflects this, as we feel this is the best way to ensure our work is of the highest quality and on schedule. Beyond the challenges related to fabricating and delivery, lie those related to interface and composition software.

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Robots are getting good... Comments. Check out this awesome kinetic... - Hashem Al-Ghaili. Une oeuvre incroyable. Croatia’s 230-Foot Sea-Organ Uses The Sea To Make Hauntingly Beautiful Music You Have To Hear. If you ever travel to Croatia you don't want to miss the opportunity to listen to the 230-foot organ strategically placed so that it uses the sea to create a hauntingly beautiful melody unlike anything you've ever heard before.

Croatia’s 230-Foot Sea-Organ Uses The Sea To Make Hauntingly Beautiful Music You Have To Hear

The random yet somehow perfectly harmonized sounds are caused by the wind and water energy of the Adriatic Sea. Local architect Nikola Basic installed the stunning organ back in 2005. Known as a sea-organ or "morske orgulje" in Croatian, it is designed to look like a series of steps with perfectly placed holes for the water to enter and then channel into echoing chambers.

As the water and wind exit the holes a mesmerizing sound is provoked, which sings through the highest steps. In other words, the organ is literally played by Mother Nature 24-hours a day. Linssimato The addition of the organ has changed the Zadar area into a popular spot for locals and tourists to have lunch, watch the sunset, and just take a break from the day.

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Lazio Harukai Prague is nice .I have been there and their beers are better than the German,s the people are kind polite and highly educated and their History is holding a lots of interesting chapters. 6 · Yesterday at 11:51. Sailing More - The paddle boats foils ! Comments. ARTS in Paris - BY GEOMETRY GLOBAL. Fubiz. Végétik. Oka Nikoladze - Koka's Beat Machine No. 2.