Autonomous drones (only slightly flammable)

I had an email a little while ago, which opened: “I don’t know if you remember me, but…” As it happens, I remembered Andy Baker very well, in large part because an indoor autonomous drone demo he ran at a Raspberry Pi birthday party a couple of years ago ACTUALLY CAUGHT FIRE.

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UK soldiers design Raspberry Pi bomb disposal robot

Three soldiers in the British Army have used a Raspberry Pi to build an autonomous robot, as part of their Foreman of Signals course. Meet The Soldiers Revolutionising Bomb Disposal Three soldiers from Blandford Camp have successfully designed and built an autonomous robot as part of their Foreman of Signals Course at the Dorset Garrison. Autonomous robots Forces Radio BFBS carried a story last week about Staff Sergeant Jolley, Sergeant Rana, and Sergeant Paddon, also known as the “ Project ROVER ” team.

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BitBarista: a fully autonomous corporation

To some people, the idea of a fully autonomous corporation might seem like the beginning of the end. However, while the BitBarista coffee machine prototype can indeed run itself without any human interference, it also teaches a lesson about ethical responsibility and the value of quality. BitBarista Bitcoin coffee machine that engages coffee drinkers in the value chain Autonomous corporations If you’ve played Paperclips , you get it

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Formula Pi – the latest from PiBorg

Formula Pi is the latest Kickstarter project to come from PiBorg , the team responsible for the ZeroBorg motor controller, the wonderful DiddyBorg robot, plus a bunch of other wonderful Pi creations. We’re big fans.

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Feeder Tweeter

This is hands down the best bird feeder project we’ve seen yet. I got an email from the folks at Manifold, a creative design agency in San Francisco, this week.

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Raspberry Pi-powers DIY autonomous underwater vehicle – CNET

Raspberry Pi -powers DIY autonomous underwater vehicle CNET Now, thanks to a group of National University of Singapore engineering undergraduates, the Raspberry Pi has also conquered water. Dubbed the Coconut Pi, the autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) uses the Raspberry Pi for memory-intensive functions, … and more

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