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A Burger Flipping Robot Is About To Start Work at a Fast Food Restaurant in Pasadena

The burger flipping robot is also equipped with cameras and sensors that allow it “to see,” meaning it “collaborates in real-time” thanks to “intelligent Cooking AI software.” READ MORE

 

DESIGN

ArtCenter College of Design Launches Minor in Design for Social Innovation

New minor offered by the College’s renowned Designmatters Department meets student demand for skills to help solve complex social issues such as healthcare access, homelessness and water poverty. READ MORE

 

SCIENCE

Reverse Engineering Poetry

Israeli programmer, poet, and new media artist Eran Hadas combines poetry and computer science, creating software that writes poetry and text with input from the Internet. Hadas will be teaching at Caltech as a visiting lecturer. READ MORE

Robots Took Over Caltech at “Robtacle Course” Competition

Five teams of Caltech mechanical engineering students put their homemade robots to the test on a specially made relay race at the 32nd Annual Engineering Design Competition. READ MORE

Carnegie Astronomy Lecture Series Live Webcast

Each year the Carnegie Observatories organizes a series of public lectures on current astronomical topics. A link for the webcast will be available shortly before each lecture on obs.carnegiescience.edu. READ MORE

 

TECHNOLOGY

Build Something That Matters

Hackaday Prize 2017 has launched! With over $250K in prizes, it’s time to build something that matters. The Hackaday Prize is for creating for social change in order to transform the world. LEARN MORE

Pi Day with the Microsoft Store Mixes Raspberry Pi and Pi

PI Day inspired the creative nerds at Ayzenberg Group to build a cool Rube Goldberg device for the Microsoft Store to celebrate their support of the Raspberry Pi. READ MORE

iRobot Takes Next Step in the Connected Home

Tell Roomba vacuuming robot to clean via Amazon Alexa, then learn more about the cleaning job in the iRobot HOME App. READ MORE
 

Deep 6 AI Wins Enterprise and Smart Data Category at SXSW Accelerator Competition

Deep 6 AI, an artificial intelligence-enabled technology platform for matching patients to clinical trials, took home first prize in the Enterprise and Smart Data category at the 9th annual SXSW Accelerator competition, the marquee event of the South by Southwest® (SXSW®) Conference and Festivals (March 10-19, 2017) Startup Village®. READ MORE