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Robots Falling Down at DARPA Robotics Challenge

#ubermorgen Posted on Jun 7, 2015

MIT cheetah robot lands the running jump

#ubermorgen Posted on Jun 1, 2015

boston dynamics spot

Spot is a four-legged robot designed for indoor and outdoor operation. It is electrically powered and hydraulically actuated. Spot has a sensor head that helps it navigate and negotiate rough terrain. Spot weighs about 160 lbs.
#ubermorgen Posted on Feb 10, 2015

Boston Dynamics - Petman

are you sarah conner?
#ubermorgen Posted on Apr 6, 2013

BigDog throws Stones

Boston Dynamics BigDog Robot starts throwing stones - how long will it take until it throws them at us..?
#ubermorgen Posted on Mar 2, 2013

Departing Space Station Commander Sunita Williams gives a ISS tour

In her final days as Commander of the International Space Station, Sunita Williams of NASA recorded an extensive tour of the orbital laboratory.
#ubermorgen Posted on Jan 6, 2013

Compressorhead - an all robot band plays motorhead's ace of spades

Did you ever wonder what Danny Carey would sound like if he had 4 arms? How about if Angus Young had 78 fingers?
#ubermorgen Posted on Jan 6, 2013

A Brief History of Mechanical Horses

The Atlantic has a great overview of the history of mechanical horses.
#ubermorgen Posted on Sep 29, 2012

Frank Rieger Interviews Daniel Suarez

He wants to warn of the effects that autonomous drones might have on democratic institutions. Frank Rieger talks to the author and programmer Daniel Suarez about his book Kill Decision.
#ubermorgen Posted on Sep 25, 2012

Sky Cycle, a transport icon for London

London-based design firm Exterior Architecture has proposed elevated bike lanes.
#ubermorgen Posted on Sep 23, 2012

Futureday 2012 Backstage Guenter Dueck vs Manfred Spitzer

A challenging discussion between Guenter Dueck (ex IBM Germany CTO) and Manfred Spitzer (author of controversy book Digital Dementia) backstage on Futureday 2012
#ubermorgen Posted on Sep 20, 2012

Cory Doctrow - The Coming Civil War over General-purpose Computing

The core issues for Doctorow come down to Human Rights versus Property Rights, Lockdown versus Certainty, and Owners versus mere Users.
#ubermorgen Posted on Sep 4, 2012

Mars Rover Curiosity landing

On August 6, 2012 on 05:31 UTC the Rover Curiosity landed on Mars.
#ubermorgen Posted on Aug 6, 2012

Peter Thiel - The End of the Future

Modern Western civilization stands on the twin plinths of science and technology.
#ubermorgen Posted on Oct 18, 2011

au coeur de la nuit avec Garri Kasparow et Peter Thiel

Garry Kasparow, on of the greatest chess players and Peter Thiel, german-born entrepreneur, co-founder of PayPal and first outside inverstor in facebook talk all night long.
#ubermorgen Posted on Jan 11, 2011

Movie Roundup Tron Legacy, Plug and Pray, Snowblind

#ubermorgen Posted on Nov 12, 2010

Program or Be Programmed

And as we move into an increasingly digital reality, we must learn not just how to use programs but how to make them.
#ubermorgen Posted on Oct 8, 2010

Mars Rover Opportunity und Spirit

#ubermorgen Posted on May 21, 2010