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iPad Pro with slim bezels and no Home button rendered by Benjamin Geskin
The report, citing sources within Apple’s supply chain, claims the eight cores in the tentatively named A11X Bionic chip will include three high-performance “Monsoon” cores and five energy-efficient “Mistral” cores. 369 more words
When it comes to high-tech bionic legs for amputees, all the cool stuff is titanium, carbon fiber or other, more exotic materials. With carbon fiber “blades” all the rage, it’s easy to forget that simpler technologies still work, and could be made to work even better with the addition of some inexpensive electronics. 191 more words
I had to include this, it’s just so impressive for many reasons.
As someone who has been involved in various disciplines of electrical and electronic engineering (which inevitably means mechanical too) since childhood (and was hooked by early 20th century books on the subject), then ended up in programmable controls and computing, I saw the early versions, or attempts, at replacement limbs dating from the second half of the 20th century. 334 more words