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#techtuesday: DIY robots, flying brains in space, hypersonic passenger planes and other stories

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The kit that transforms any household object into a robot

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Toymakers The Crafty Robot have launched a crowdfunding campaign for its latest design — a DIY robot that can follow you around the house and bring you drinks. Smartibot is an educational, build-it-yourself toy for adults and children who want to become more familiar with robotics. The Crafty Robot describes the toy as the world's first artificial intelligence (AI) enabled cardboard robot. The AI it contains is a real-time object-detection system, which means that the small, smiling robot can be

 

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