STEM: Watch Cassie the BiPed Robot Move Around Campus on Hovershoes
U.C. Berkeley’s Hybrid Robotics Lab has outfitted Cassie the Robot with Hovershoes. Cassie can now skate around campus, very cool! 🙂 To learn more, go to this IEEE Spectrum article on this research project. STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) rocks! Geek On!
“Photo Wake-Up A 3D Character Animation from a Single Photo” Research Paper and Video
Researchers at the University of Washington and Facebook present a way to animate a single photo using artificial intelligence and augmented reality. Find out more about their research here: https://grail.cs.washington.edu/projects/wakeup/ VERY cool stuff! Gotta love STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) Geek On!
“The Hidden World Beneath the Antarctic Ice Sheet” A TED Talk by John Priscu PhD
Fiction: “Subterranean” by James Rollins describes a very scary world of monsters beneath Antarctica. It is definitely a work of fiction. Fact: In the real world, Dr. Priscu and his team of researchers from Montana State University actually DID discover life under the Antarctic Ice Sheet. Here is a news clip: “An expedition led by…
Almost Everything You Wanted to Know About Quantum Computing in One Short Video
Quantum Physics is super easy….not! Check out this very interesting TED Talk video where Dr. Shohini Ghose, Professor of Astrophysics at Wilfrid Laurier University, makes quantum physics and quantum computing interesting and fun. STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) students can study Quantum Physics then design and implement a quantum computer…..and change the world! Geek…