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My work is focused on the creation of systems that leverage technological innovations, scientific principles, advanced mathematics, algorithms, and the art of design in unprecedented ways, with an emphasis on advanced motion control. By their very nature, these creations require a team to realize. Many are enabled by the research I conduct with my graduate students. Many are also the fruit of collaborations with architects, entrepreneurs, and artists. My hope is that these creations inspire us to rethink what role technology should have in shaping our future. Raffaello D’Andrea

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9 Steps to Self Publishing Your First Indie Game When you’re going indie it’s easy to fall into the trap of thinking you need external funding before you can make a game. But approaching investors and publishers before you’ve gone through the publishing process yourself first can be dangerous. In a previous article I wrote about what happens when the publisher driven model goes wrong for developers. You stand to lose a lot more than a share of potential profits if you depend on someone else for your business development. By self publishing and going through the business cycle on your own you gain an instinct for what it takes to make something people will be glad to pay for. In this quick guide you will learn how to spot a need in the market, find the best way to fill that need and reach the people who will benefit from it most.

A Sample Aerial Drone Photography Business Plan Template Are you about starting a UAV (drone) photography business? If YES, here’s a complete sample aerial drone photography business plan template & feasibility report you can use for FREE to raise money. Okay, so we have considered all the requirements for starting a drone photography business. We also took it further by analyzing and drafting a sample aerial drone photography marketing plan template backed up by actionable guerrilla marketing ideas for aerial drone photography companies. So let’s proceed to the business planning section. Table of Content

Animal Architecture: Buckminster Fuller's Tensegrity In 1932 R. Buckminster Fuller famously philosophized: "Don't fight forces. Use them!" interactive painting by scott garner interactive 'still life' by scott garner american developer scott garner has created ' still life ', an interactive gallery work that responds to real-world activity. set in a wooden frame, the fruits and vases of the seemingly ordinary still life painting begin to tumble when a user rotates the work. garner creates the world 'inside' the painting using the game developing program unity 3D , where he creates a scene that consists of a camera and all desired lights and objects. this is projected via a flat-screen television screen (the frame Rebecca Fernandez's Blog - Where can I sell my Indie PC game? The following blog post, unless otherwise noted, was written by a member of Gamasutra’s community. The thoughts and opinions expressed are those of the writer and not Gamasutra or its parent company. In an effort to increase our sales numbers we are looking into all the different places that we can sell our game, Triangle Man.

How Drones Are Revolutionizing the Energy Industry — Dr. Drone Previous to drone technology, helicopters or industrial climbers would have to perform inspections on power lines. Not only would this pose a risk to employees, it was also a much slower and costly process. Industrial climbers would have to climb posts to access power lines, and helicopters would be extremely expensive and intrusive. In contrast to manned aerial vehicles or placing people in dangerous situations, drones are a much safer, quieter, and environmentally friendly alternative. With high quality imagery, operators can assess the condition of power lines, to prevent damage and potential outages from occurring. A drone performing routine and regular inspections with pre-programmed waypoints can also provide high quality imagery from optimal perspectives, and give operators a detailed analysis of any malfunctions.

Von Neumann universal constructor The first implementation of von Neumann's self-reproducing universal constructor.[1] Three generations of machine are shown: the second has nearly finished constructing the third. The lines running to the right are the tapes of genetic instructions, which are copied along with the body of the machines. The machine shown runs in a 32-state version of von Neumann's cellular automata environment, not his original 29-state specification. John von Neumann's Universal Constructor is a self-replicating machine in a cellular automata (CA) environment. Mycelium [Processing] - Fungal hyphae growth using images as food //app by @notlion Mycelium is a simulation of fungal hyphae growth using images as food, created by Ryan Alexander. The project originally started in 2005 while he was working at Logan in Venice, California. Click images to see full size.

War of Conquest What is War of Conquest? The World You find yourself in a vast world full of barren lands, gaping seas and impenetrable mountain ranges. You are guiding the fate of a new people, a nation that begins its existence as a small stone age tribe. But you are not alone in this land. You find many other nations like your own, each one guided by a clever and crafty intelligence like yourself.

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Borromean rings Mathematical properties[edit] Although the typical picture of the Borromean rings (above right picture) may lead one to think the link can be formed from geometrically ideal circles, they cannot be. Freedman and Skora (1987) prove that a certain class of links, including the Borromean links, cannot be exactly circular. Evan Roth: BAD ASS MOTHER FUCKER (BADASS MOTHERFUCKER #BADA55) Born USA, 1978 Evan Roth is an American artist based in Paris whose work explores the relationship between misuse and empowerment. Creating prints, sculptures, videos and websites, the work is defined less by medium and genre than by its appropriation of popular culture. ASM Announces Emerging Technologies Survey Results - ASM International February 26, 2014Source: ASM International ASM International's (Materials Park, Ohio) Emerging Technologies Awareness Committee recently conducted a survey of several hundred ASM members to gain feedback on technologies that members believe will have the most impact on the future of materials science and engineering. The survey asked respondents to name three materials-related technologies and three process-related developments expected to have a significant impact within the next few years. It further asked respondents to clarify which of these technology developments they expect to have the single greatest impact. "One of the goals of ASM's Emerging Technologies Awareness Committee is to identify the latest trends and areas of interest within materials engineering.

Drone Company Partnerships - DRONELIFE Guest post by Kay Wackwitz, Drone Industry Insights — Let’s summarize the companies that entered into partnerships in the drone industry last year. What is obvious is that in recent times a great deal of strategic decisions has dramatically increased the rate of partnerships either to broaden the portfolios, to occupy a niche, or to secure a position before a competitor does so. It is not surprising to see many big companies entering into partnerships in the drone market. The need to modernize the well-established product portfolio by an innovation driven market such as the drone industry (and offering marketing channels in return) is a huge win-win situation. The evolution of the drone market has reached a stage where hardware can provide sustainable results to establish UAV technology as a new way of doing things.