Review: In ‘Hover,’ the Drone Tech Isn’t All There

“Hover” won’t be remembered as a milestone of paranoid science fiction, but it may be the first example of its genre in which the heroine, wise to a conspiracy, gets to yell “Why are you following me?” at a self-driving car. On the evidence, it’s…

Fleet of autonomous boats could service some cities, reducing road traffic

Researchers from MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) and the Senseable City Lab have designed a fleet of autonomous boats that offer high maneuverability and precise control.Courtesy of the researchers By Rob Matheson The future of transportation in waterway-rich cities such as Amsterdam,…

Product Showcase: LIDAR-Lite v3HP

LIDAR-Lite v3HP: https://www.sparkfun.com/products/14599 LIDAR-Lite v3: https://www.sparkfun.com/products/14032 Adventures in Science – LIDAR: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vMwRfwJri4s Nick’s LIDAR Project: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qt29I6pTHzE The Garmin LIDAR-Lite v3HP is a robust LIDAR module that can be used for determining distances up to 40 m. It offers an improvement over the original v3 model…

Product Showcase: Qwiic MLX90393 Triple Axis Magnetometer

MLX90393 Triple Axis Breakout Board – https://www.sparkfun.com/products/14571 Adventures in Science: Using a Magnetometer as a Compas – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k6ccH8QYGK8 Hackaday 3D Magnetic Field Scanner project – https://hackaday.io/project/11865-3d-magnetic-field-scanner The Melexis MLX90393 is a triple axis magnetometer capable of measuring magnetic fields with a resolution of up to…

How drone racing teaches suburban kids about match, science

… students in the STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) skills needed … common problem: broken drones. “Keeping these drones flying is critical,… created a 15-hour curriculum for drone club coaches, including exercises to … VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE Author:

Artificial intelligence in action

Aude Oliva (right), a principal research scientist at the Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory and Dan Gutfreund (left), a principal investigator at the MIT–IBM Watson AI Laboratory and a staff member at IBM Research, are the principal investigators for the Moments in Time Dataset,…

New drone program announced for Toowoomba students

… learn how drones can be used to teach science, technology, engineering and … the real-world application of science, technology, engineering and mathematics,” Cr … they learn to complete a drone search-and-rescue mission, which will be … VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE Author:

NEW: Drone will allow PBSC students to explore untamed land and sea

… professor and Environmental Science Technology chair. RELATED: Drones new tool for PBSO … for the drone, camera, batteries and needed accessories. Environmental science technology students … to fly the drone. Householder already uses higher-end drones in work for … VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE Author:

Turkish student receives orders for self-made drone

… allocated for him to develop drones on the university’s campus … my products for STEM [Science, Technology, Engineering and Math], a robotic … an order for 5,000 drones,” he said.  “I needed money … to buy supplies to make drones. drone, student, orders, self-made…

15 science & tech leaders offer surprising predictions for 2018

The past year has been a momentous one for science and technology. From the detection of gravitational waves (predicted almost a century ago by Einstein) to the rise of virtual currencies like Bitcoin to the creation of genetically modified human embryos, 2017 was marked by…