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SkyMul’s drones secure rebar on the fly to speed up construction

There are many jobs in the construction industry that fall under the “dull, dirty, and dangerous” category said to be ripe for automation — but only a few can actually be taken on with today’s technology. One such job is the crucial but repetitive task of rebar tying, which a startup called SkyMul is aiming to completely automate using fleets of drones. Unless you’ve put together reinforced concrete at some point in your life, you may not know what rebar tying is. The steel rebar that provides s...
Tags: Startups, TC, Gadgets, Hardware, Tech, Artificial Intelligence, Drones, Automation, Uavs, Construction, Georgia Tech, George, Comcast NBC, National Science Foundation SBIR, Social Construct, Eohan George


DIY 5k monitor

Phillip Caudell wanted a second high-resolution display for his iMac. Unfortunately, Apple's own model is wildly expensive and he didn't like the look of the plastic alternatives. So he did "what any normal person would do … and built my own." — Read the rest
Tags: Gadgets, Post, News, Diy, Macs, Monitors, Phillip Caudell


How to open an electronic padlock with an EMP generator

The lockpicking lawyer can open a fancy electronic-timed padlock in about half a second with a shim, but that's too easy. Why not open it with an electromagnetic pulse? You don't need to be an electrical engineer to know that sensitive electronics don't like random pulses of electricity appearing out of nowhere.
Tags: Gadgets, Video, News, Emp, Recreational Lockpicking



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