MIT researchers are now 3D printing robots that can walk on thei

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/innovations/wp/2016/04/06/mit-researchers-are-now-3d-printing-robots-that-can-walk-on-their-own/

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Writing AtMegas without bootloader

http://log.liminastudio.com/itp/physical-computing/programming-an-atmega-with-no-bootloader-using-the-usbtinyisp

Successfully tested from that site:

rafael@back:/tmp/build8519228990827890160.tmp$ sudo avrdude -c usbtiny -p m328p -b 57600 -U flash:w:Blink.cpp.hex:i -U efuse:w:0x05:m -U hfuse:w:0xde:m -U lfuse:w:0xff:m

avrdude: AVR device initialized and ready to accept instructions

Reading | ################################################## | 100% 0.00s

avrdude: Device signature = 0x1e950f
avrdude: NOTE: “flash” memory has been specified, an erase cycle will be performed
To disable this feature, specify the -D option.
avrdude: erasing chip
avrdude: reading input file “Blink.cpp.hex”
avrdude: writing flash (1030 bytes):

Writing | ################################################## | 100% 1.83s

avrdude -c usbtiny -p m328p -b 57600 -U flash:w:myProgram.cpp.hex:i -U efuse:w:0x05:m -U hfuse:w:0xde:m -U lfuse:w:0xff:m

Thanks Ted!

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5D Robotics Can Locate You To Within An Inch

http://spectrum.ieee.org/cars-that-think/transportation/sensors/5d-robotics-can-locate-you-to-within-an-inch

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Ford Testing Autonomous Cars in The Dark, Wants You to Be Impressed

http://spectrum.ieee.org/cars-that-think/transportation/self-driving/ford-testing-autonomous-cars-in-the-dark-wants-you-to-be-impressed

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Robôs podem superar drones em entregas

http://exame.abril.com.br/tecnologia/noticias/robos-podem-superar-drones-em-entregas

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The mind behind Linux

The mind behind Linux

Linus Torvalds transformed technology twice — first with the Linux kernel, which helps power the Internet, and again with Git, the source code management system used by developers worldwide. In a rare interview with TED Curator Chris Anderson, Torvalds discusses with remarkable openness the personality traits that prompted his unique philosophy of work, engineering and life. “I am not a visionary, I’m an engineer,” Torvalds says. “I’m perfectly happy with all the people who are walking around and just staring at the clouds … but I’m looking at the ground, and I want to fix the pothole that’s right in front of me before I fall in.”

Text from TED.

http://www.ted.com/talks/linus_torvalds_the_mind_behind_linux?utm_source=tedcomshare&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=tedspread

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MIT turns Wi-Fi Into Indoor GPS

http://spectrum.ieee.org/tech-talk/telecom/wireless/mit-turns-wifi-into-indoor-gps

From the IEEE Spectrum article:

“Vasisht and Katabi tested Chronos on an AscTec Hummingbird quadcopter fitted with an Intel 5300 Wi-Fi card and a Go-Pro camera. The drone was set to stay 1.4 meters from a netbook, shooting photos of the computer as it moved. Chronos was able to keep the drone within just 4 cm of its programmed distance.”

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