Dozy dad’s drone fail goes viral as rookie toy pilot is caught on camera making a mess of first flight – Mirror Online

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But new technology plus old man doesn’t always equal fun – well not for the bloke in this video anyway.

via Dozy dad’s drone fail goes viral as rookie toy pilot is caught on camera making a mess of first flight – Mirror Online.

via Dozy dad’s drone fail goes viral as rookie toy pilot is caught on camera making a mess of first flight – Mirror Online.

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Georgia Tech lab programming social robots to be servants, companions – CBS News

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Researchers hope within the next decade to develop a robot that’s part servant, part companion. It would first learn the layout of your home and then you would train it to perform a series of tasks. But even better, its personality would be compatible because you programmed it.

via Georgia Tech lab programming social robots to be servants, companions – CBS News.

via Georgia Tech lab programming social robots to be servants, companions – CBS News.

NASA designs ape-like robot for disasters – CNN.com

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In June, RoboSimian and up to 18 other finalists will have to make their way through an obstacle course that simulates eight common scenarios. Each robot will attempt to drive a car, move across rubble, use a tool and climb stairs, all without a human controlling it. DARPA says the final competitors should be as competent as a 2-year-old child. The winning team will receive a $2 million prize.

via NASA designs ape-like robot for disasters – CNN.com.

via NASA designs ape-like robot for disasters – CNN.com.

The ancient Arabian tradition of camel racing has taken a modern twist — with robot jockeys | Public Radio International

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Camels ridden by robot jockeys compete during a weekly camel race at the Kuwait Camel Racing club in Kebd January 26, 2013. The robots are controlled by trainers, who follow the animals in vehicles.

via The ancient Arabian tradition of camel racing has taken a modern twist — with robot jockeys | Public Radio International.

via The ancient Arabian tradition of camel racing has taken a modern twist — with robot jockeys | Public Radio International.

Google’s unveils a functional prototype of its self driving car

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Google has unveiled the first real build of its self-driving vehicle prototype.

The vehicle that was unveiled in May was an early mockup.

via Google’s unveils a functional prototype of its self driving car.

via Google’s unveils a functional prototype of its self driving car.