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Illustration by Rob Nance

As prices tumble, lidar is becoming the go-to tool for autonomous robotic vision — and its applications go well beyond autonomous vehicles. Read more »

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The bike moves a rope equipped with white... chunks... through a PVC rig and pumps out an impressive stream of water. Read more »


We love Star Wars and you probably do, too. So here's every Star Wars project we've posted over the last 10 years. Read more »


For #hackfriday, stick around the shanty and do one (or all) of these easy projects with stuff you've already got on hand. Read more »

Photo: DARPA

DARPA has announced a new initiative, called Robotics Fast Track, offering awards up to $150,000 for prototype robots. Read more »


The current class of Autodesk Artists in Residence was bigger than ever, and their work was on display at Pier 9 in San Francisco over the weekend. Check out just a sampling of some of our favorites. Read more »

Photo: Courtesy of Moran Cerf

Hacking the brain is a frontier that's touchy to explore. But it's one where home-built gadgets can play an important role. Read more »