Daily Archives: July 6, 2018

Furniture Maker Demonstrates His Rotating, Expanding Table

http://geekologie.com/2018/07/furniture-maker-demonstrates-his-rotatin.php This is a video of furniture maker George Johnson of Johnson Furniture demonstrating the first rotating, expanding dining table he ever built. It’s similar in design to this previously posted $50,000 rotating, expanding dining table, except George’s requires an … Continue reading

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VanMoof’s Electrified X cured my fear of bike thieves

https://www.engadget.com/2018/07/05/vanmoof-electrified-x-smart-bike/ Nick Summers Five years ago I lost my bike. A few months prior, I had moved into a half-finished block of flats in southeast London. The apartment was complete, but construction workers were still beavering away at the stairwell. … Continue reading

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MIT’s Cheetah robot doesn’t need eyes to climb, run and jump

https://www.engadget.com/2018/07/05/mit-cheetah-3-robot-moves-while-blind/ MIT Many robots depend on cameras and other visual sensors to find their way around the world. But that’s not always realistic — it can be too dark, too chaotic or even play tricks. Thankfully, MIT is prepared. The … Continue reading

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MIT’s music AI can identify instruments and isolate their sounds

https://www.engadget.com/2018/07/06/mit-csail-pixelplayer-music-ai/ NickNick_ko via Getty Images If you’ve ever played a YouTube video for what it seems like the thousandth time to listen to your instrument’s part of a composition, you’ll love MIT’s new AI. PixelPlayer, which hails from the institution’s … Continue reading

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