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Friday Video: Robot does Travolta? Ah, Ah, Ah, Ah, Stayin’ Alive

This short video shows an anthropomorphic robot named PETMAN, a DARPA project from Boston Dynamics, with a soundtrack added by a YouTube user. Fun! By the way, I saw a preview of the movie “Robot and Frank” last weekend. Also … Continue reading

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DARPA wants a more PERFECT processing engine with a 75x improvement in GFLOPS/Watt. Want to play?

Further proof that power consumption now rules the design envelope is the announcement of DARPA-BAA-12-24 calling for an increase in embedded computing power efficiency from approximately 1 GFLOPS/W to 75 GFLOPS/W. If you think all of that efficiency improvement is … Continue reading

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