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DailyDirt: Robots Inspired By Nature

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Biomimicry for robot design is a fascinating area of research, and all kinds of interesting robots are being developed that almost look like natural creatures. Here are just a few more examples of machines that are adopting biologically-inspired features. Robot researchers in Switzerland are copying the physiology of bats, grasshoppers...
DailyDirt: Robots Inspired By Nature

West Africa's technological revolution driven by mobile phones | Monica Mark

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Whether it's tracking locusts or government spending, west Africa's hi-tech firms are finding new solutions to social problemsIn 2009, businessman Femi Akinde needed to travel quickly across Nigeria. Without immediate access to the internet, it took him a day to book a plane ticket. Finding a number to make a...
West Africa's technological revolution driven by mobile phones | Monica Mark
Lessons From The Dramatic Slow-Motion Death Of Wikitravel

Another Judge Blasts Copyright Trolls

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We've been seeing more and more judges reacting negatively to copyright trolls. What's interesting is that they seem to be getting more aggressive in their statements against the trolls, and it seems clear that fewer judges are falling for their antics. The latest is from Judge Harold Baer in the...
Another Judge Blasts Copyright Trolls

Letters: Sunday Dialogue: A New School Schedule?

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Readers react to a proposal for a longer school year and day.    ...
Letters: Sunday Dialogue: A New School Schedule?

DailyDirt: Robots Inspired By Nature

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Biomimicry for robot design is a fascinating area of research, and all kinds of interesting robots are being developed that almost look like natural creatures. Here are just a few more examples of machines that are adopting biologically-inspired features. Robot researchers in Switzerland are copying the physiology of bats, grasshoppers...
DailyDirt: Robots Inspired By Nature
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