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UPenn GRASP Lab Robots Assemble a Building

A “quadrotor” (or “quadricopter”) is a 4-rotor miniature helicopter robot that has become quite popular recently, entering the mainstream with the launching of the AR.Drone iPhone-controlled quadrotor last year that we saw everywhere from personal blogs to CollegeHumor sketches. The University of Pennsylvania’s GRASP Laboratory have created a group of hive-mind-esque quadrotors outfitted with grabbing devices [...]

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Google Celebrates Android Release with Giant Foam Android

Hot on the heels of the Android open sourcing announcement by Google, celebration around the office looks to be amping up. Iliyan Malchev snapped this shot of Andy Rubin decorating what I think is the front lawn of Google with a giant foam Android Robot: First thing that popped in my head when I saw [...]

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