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Date: 02/25/13 11:02 AM

11 Responses to Quadrocopter Pole Acrobatics

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    thenedman Male 18-29
    294 posts
    February 25, 2013 at 11:03 am
    Link: Quadrocopter Pole Acrobatics - We are all doomed if these things get free
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    Nickel2 Male 50-59
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    February 25, 2013 at 11:20 am
    Could be used to evacuate people from aircraft with broken landing gear. Don`t worry sir, just jump and the rescue quadracopter will catch you.
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    edana42 Female 50-59
    2510 posts
    February 25, 2013 at 11:59 am
    Did I miss what the practical application would be?
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    chalket Male 50-59
    2705 posts
    February 25, 2013 at 12:13 pm
    OMFG, my jaw dropped on that first catch! Pretty freaking amazing technology.
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    carmium Female 50-59
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    February 25, 2013 at 2:47 pm
    edana42: Flying in an Taliban window with a charge of C4 comes to mind. 8-\
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    peakingo Male 30-39
    761 posts
    February 25, 2013 at 2:54 pm
    we`re phucked.
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    CoyoteKing Male 18-29
    2988 posts
    February 25, 2013 at 4:42 pm
    "learning algorithms"? dear god they ARE becoming sentient!
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    paperduck Male 18-29
    1745 posts
    February 25, 2013 at 8:05 pm
    Edana it`s a demonstration of sophisticated real time calculation and reaction to physical phenomenon. The practical application of this technology are not limited to throwing and catching things, but just in that area... imagine fire departments deploying larger versions of these to catch people jumping out of burning buildings, or industrial facility where a widget is thrown in a general direction and these things neatly stack or shelve them, manufacturing facility where these throw and catch orienting items for the next point in the process, receiving air drops for the military, or missile defense systems, etc. there are lots of applications.
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    SpermNinja81 Male 30-39
    459 posts
    February 25, 2013 at 9:30 pm
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    eduardoleon Male 18-29
    500 posts
    February 26, 2013 at 12:36 am
    this is so freaking cool. also, robot apocalypse
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    Magentab0b Female 30-39
    1467 posts
    February 26, 2013 at 3:40 am
    No worries it will just meet a cat suited roomba settle down have lots of little babies, loose all ambition and just drink beer and while watching gifs of porn (recharging and inserting batteries).

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