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20 April 2018 / by André Maré

TED: Meet the dazzling flying machines of the future

Raffaello D'Andrea demonstrates the dazzling flying ability of drones. Commercial drones are a multibillion-dollar industry with applications in environmental monitoring, photography and journalism. The new capabilities of these drones are developed at research facilities around the world.

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16 April 2018 / by André Maré

How to Install VirtualBox on macOS using Homebrew

This post provides a step-by-step guide with a list of commands on how to install VirtualBox on macOS using Homebrew. VirtualBox is a free and open-source hypervisor for x86 computers. VirtualBox allows additional operating systems to be installed and run as virtual machines.

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13 April 2018 / by André Maré

TED: The Astounding Athletic Power of Quadcopters

Raffaello D'Andrea demonstrates the athletic power of quadcopters in a robot lab at TEDGlobal. These robots perform and think like athletes, solves physical problems by making use of algorithms and AI that help them learn. Throughout the demonstration, the drones perform various acts like playing catch, balancing objects and working together as a team making decisions together.

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