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Video: Google Self-Driving Car Accident Injures 4
By Steve Crowe · 17 July, 2015 • A Google self-driving Lexus SUV was rear-ended in Mountain View, Calif. All passengers complained of whiplash, while Google's SUV had slight damage to its rear bumper, while the vehicle that struck it lost its front bumper.
Robot Passes Self-Awareness Test
By Steve Crowe · 17 July, 2015 • Uh-oh, a robot for the first time has passed a self-awareness test. The test might seem simple, but it's extremely difficult for a robot.
Watch: DIY Drone Fires a Semiautomatic Gun
By Steve Crowe · 16 July, 2015 • A video claims to show a homemade multirotor with a semiautomatic handgun mounted on it fire four shots.
Drone vs. Lifeguard Race: Who Will Save Swimmer Faster?
By Steve Crowe · 2 July, 2015 • Who will win in a race to get to a distressed swimmer: a drone or a human lifeguard? Watch the video to find out.
Watch: Drone Helps Rescue 2 Boys from Raging River
By Steve Crowe · 1 July, 2015 • Officials in Auburn, Maine used a drone to deliver a life jacket and safety line to two boys who were stranded on a rock in the middle of the raging Little Androscoggin River.
Here’s What it’s Like Driving Behind a Google Self-Driving Car
By Steve Crowe · 1 July, 2015 • Watch a Google self-driving car safely navigate the streets of Mountain View, Calif.
How to Turn Apple Watch Packaging into a Drone
By Steve Crowe · 26 June, 2015 • A DIYer builds a flyable drone out of the packaging for an Apple Watch. Here's how.
Here’s a Perfect Example of Why We Need More Consumer Drone Regulation
By Steve Crowe · 24 June, 2015 • While trying to contain the wildfires in California, firefighters are seeing more consumer drones hovering over active fires.
You Won’t Believe How Many Great White Sharks a Drone Sees Off Shore of California Beach
By Steve Crowe · 16 June, 2015 • Within 10 minutes of launching its new shark-hunting drone, lifeguards at a California beach stumble upon a number of great white sharks just off the shoreline.
Origami Robot Self-folds, Walks, Completes Tasks
By Larry Hardesty | MIT News Office · 12 June, 2015 • MIT's Untethered Miniature Origami Robot could have a variety of medical uses when introduced inside of a human body, potentially zapping cancer cells or unclogging arteries.
14 Epic Fails from the DARPA Robotics Challenge Finals
By Steve Crowe · 8 June, 2015 • A robot uprising seems like science fiction after seeing these falls and fails from the DARPA Robotics Challenge Finals.
DJI Matrice 100 Drone: A Developer-Friendly Quadcopter That Avoids Obstacles
By Steve Crowe · 8 June, 2015 • DJI's Matrice 100 drone is designed for developers to help test new sensors, processors and other tech. DJI also introduced its Guidance obstacle avoidance system.
DRC-Hubo Humanoid Dominates DARPA Finals
By Steve Crowe · 8 June, 2015 • The DRC-Hubo robot from Team KAIST was much faster than the other robots at the DARPA Robotics Challenge Finals, completing the eight tasks in a time of 44 minutes, 28 seconds to win the $2 million grand prize.
Boeing’s Mid-Air Charging Lets Drones Fly Forever
By Steve Crowe · 4 June, 2015 • Boeing has been granted a patent that allows drones to recharge while flying by connecting a tether to a ground-based power station.
MIT Algorithm Improves Collaboration of Delivery Drones
By Steve Crowe · 4 June, 2015 • MIT tests a new system that combines simple control programs to enable fleets of drones to collaborate in unprecedented ways.

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