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Monday: January 7, 2013

New Lego Mindstorm sets come with iOS and Android support right out of the box.New Lego Mindstorm sets come with iOS and Android support right out of the box.

Its updated Mindstorms EV3 runs on new Linux firmware that's ready for Android and iOS control out of the box, creates an overall more hackable platform and allows further programming on the core Intelligent Brick itself; accordingly, there's an SD card slot for local storage. A built-in infrared sensor expands the possibilities for a more autonomous design, as well -- Lego suggests that EV3 constructs can follow other moving gadgets, or even their creators, around the room.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Neat @ 2:46 PM | Tags (7) | lego | mindstorms | mobile | infrared | engadget | ios | android |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 9 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: July 29, 2009

The top seven places to watch great minds in action.The top seven places to watch great minds in action.

...there are a number of other conferences held each year around the world that also bring together visionaries, intellectuals, and luminaries from a wide variety of disciplines to discuss innovative ideas.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Nerdy @ 8:06 AM | Tags (7) | minds | brains | nerds | ted | videos | inspiration | thinkers |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 25 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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