Bionic Limbs are approaching the promises hinted at in the 70’s.

CNET article led me to the youtube’d Ted Talk.

http://www.cnet.com/news/building-a-better-bionic-ankle/?ttag=fbwl

An R2 a day will help save your pay.
Bank on it.

An R2 a day will help save your pay.
Bank on it.

Little bots for little tots’ play.

Little bots for little tots’ play.

We are in the middle of National Robotics Week. Take a Robot to Lunch.

steampunktendencies:

Viktoria Modesta - Alternative Limb - Stereo Leg

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Form follows fabulous functional fashion.

play-space:

kylerspears:

I’ll stop the world and smelt with you


You and me against the world. They don’t stand a chance….

Dagnabbit! Reblogged to the wrong one of my tumblrs.

play-space:

kylerspears:

I’ll stop the world and smelt with you

You and me against the world. They don’t stand a chance….

Dagnabbit! Reblogged to the wrong one of my tumblrs.

Good fun was had by all as the Vermont FIRST FTC championship took place. The end of a match is shown here. With robots try to put blocks in bins, raise a flag, and do a pull up on the bar above the ramp.

Good fun was had by all as the Vermont FIRST FTC championship took place. The end of a match is shown here. With robots try to put blocks in bins, raise a flag, and do a pull up on the bar above the ramp.

the-daily-robot:

lub-dub.

"My pump functions optimally when your coordinates are adjacent to my own."

the-daily-robot:

lub-dub.

"My pump functions optimally when your coordinates are adjacent to my own."

The Rabbit Didn’t Die

Wakey, wakey, little rabbit.

It appears Yutu, China’s Lunar Rover that reportedly was unable to properly prepare for the upcoming long Lunar night, has survived the deep cold, and is whispering into the dark again.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-26153520