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Robot lawn mover Meet Airspeeder, the flying car startup planning high-speed air races to bring its tech to market

Robot lawn mover Meet Airspeeder, the flying car startup planning high-speed air races to bring its tech to market

This story is available exclusively to Business Insider subscribers. Become an Insider and start reading now. Airspeeder, founded in 2016, wants to be the “world’s first electric flying car race,” CEO Matt Pearson told Insider. For many forms of transportation, racing has been a venue for relatively unrestricted development — leading to both safety and…

Robot lawn mover The American Express Marriott Bonvoy Brilliant card offers one of the most valuable anniversary free night certificates, and I’ve consistently redeemed it for rooms that cost $500 or more

Robot lawn mover The American Express Marriott Bonvoy Brilliant card offers one of the most valuable anniversary free night certificates, and I’ve consistently redeemed it for rooms that cost $500 or more

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Robot lawn mover Meet the Pint-Sized Robots That Spontaneously Dance

Robot lawn mover Meet the Pint-Sized Robots That Spontaneously Dance

Interacting in a confined space, a swarm of ‘smarticles’ can form spontaneous choreographies.Image: Courtesy Thomas BerruetaIn January 2020, a second-floor lab at Northwestern University was filled with the mild-mannered clacking of three robots pushing each other around. The trio were in a small ring as they hit against one another, though the petite robots weren’t…

Robot lawn mover Spontaneous robot dances highlight a new kind of order in active matter

Robot lawn mover Spontaneous robot dances highlight a new kind of order in active matter

Predicting when and how collections of particles, robots, or animals become orderly remains a challenge across science and engineering. In the 19th century, scientists and engineers developed the discipline of statistical mechanics, which predicts how groups of simple particles transition between order and disorder, as when a collection of randomly colliding atoms freezes to form…