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MIT Cheetah 3

MIT have released another video of humans being mean to robots their Cheetah 3 quadruped robot navigating a range of obstacles blind (without image sensors), including running up debris filled stairs (haha, take that Daleks!) and enduring being poked with a big stick while running and minding it's own business!  

Dan Mace's Weekly Movies

Dan Mace is a filmmaker form South Africa who for the last few months has been Casey Neistat's sort of apprentice, helping out making vlogs for Casey's YouTube channel/show called 368. Dan left a successful career in filmmaking in South Africa to kickstart his YouTube career in New York (with a little help from Casey). Dan's plan is to use his creative talents to make conscious content, videos with a message or something to ponder about.

Red Shark Bikes

Spanish Industrial designer Josep Rubau has launched Red Shark Bikes. The bikes are pedal powered trimaran which allow riders to pedal and travel on water. Three different versions are available, one for fun (€4,995), one for adventures with extra storage (€6,995) and for high-performance sport (€9,995) made of carbon fibre. I'm not sure if these bikes are one of the greatest convergence ideas ever, like wheels on suitcases, or not at all.

NUIG Computer Science CPD Programmes

The School of Education in NUIG has received funding from Google's Educator Grants programme to develop professional development programmes for teachers. The CPD programmes aim to prepare and support teachers in the teaching of computational thinking and computer science. NUI Galway Receives Funding from Google for Computer Science Professional Development Programmes https://t.co/meVRqs29Ds pic.twitter.com/4VDqasZzTD

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