Friday, June 22, 2007

Random Robot News Roundup

The mailbox has been overflowing with robots news. Jimmy Atkinson
writes, I just posted a how-to guide to transforming
oneself into a cyborg over here at Free Geekery
. Roland
Piquepaille sent us links to his latest blog posts about a globetrotting robot
that's been exploring the oceans of the world
and a robotic arm
scanning a manuscript of Homer's Iliad to help create a
high-resolution, 3D, virtual book from the ancient parchment. The Swirling
Brain sent us
links to a Slashdot story on DARPA's
LANdroid army and a TechDigest
post about Roboquad spider robot. Last, there was a release
announcement for the latest version of Fast Genetic Algorithm, a C++
library that provides " a simple yet powerful implementation of a general
genetic algorithm, and provides many types of crossover and selection
The library is Free Software
licensed under the GNU LGPL. Know any
other robot news, gossip, or amazing facts we should report here? Send 'em our way please.


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