Lumpy’s Links for 2017-01-08

Lumpy’s Links for 2017-01-08

Welcome to the new year and my first issue of my links for 2017.

Due to my most recent change of schedule, I am going to start publishing this on Sundays and not Fridays. It shall be that way at least till February. Then we shall have to see what schedule I have from there. This is being done so I actually have the time to put out better quality material.

The categories are (click on the category to jump right to it):

  • Ludicrous – Funny, odd, strange, bizarre or humorous
  • Useful – Software, references, lists, etc.,
  • Music – Music, music tech, music videos and album releases
  • Photos – Pictures, drawings, animation and videos
  • Yours – Something from email or social media
  • Science – Anything science or technology related

Extra stuff is tossed into the Leftovers

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Atlas – The Butler Robot

Atlas – The Butler Robot

I was doing some digging for a draft I a working about robots and happened on this TechCrunch article. As the article states he is likely too expensive to actually end up in my living room but the video sure demonstrates how versitile this humanoid robot is.

Watch Atlas Clean House

Robotic Tabletop Video

This tabletop moves objects by motor-driven pins. Personally, I would love to see some type of table made like this for War Machine.  It really is worth watching all the way through.

I originally discovered this via a post at Hack a Day.

Should This Be My First DIY Robot Project?

A Drink Mixing Robot

Kudos to Make for catching this one.  Even kewler is that all the parts are 3-D printed.

You can find more info at the maker’s website.