A common misconception is that robots need advanced AI algorithms to have fluid interactions with people. Another myth is that robots need to have some special shape to be engaging.There’s actually a better, simpler, and more elegant way! Secrets of Engaging Interactive Robots Guy Hoffman from Cornell University introduced a solution that requires 2 complementary […]
3D printing allows to make unique cool DIY gifts of all colors. The video below presents a sample of items that I did printed and offered to family and friends. Some are useful, and other are just fun. All are usable and quick to print. You can find more on 3D printed objects that are […]
Mon ami Eric et moi avons constaté qu’avant de prendre une douche, il faut laisser couler l’eau pendant de longues minutes avant qu’elle ne soit assez chaude. Nous étions d’accord qu’il fallait faire quelque chose contre ce gaspillage. Mais, quoi ? Je me suis dit qu’avant de traiter le problème, il faut le quantifier. J’ai […]
My friend Eric and I both noticed that on each shower, we have to wait few minutes until water is hot enough. During all this time water is pouring directly to the drain. We agreed that we need to do something about it. Before taking action, I thought that I need first to measure how […]
Johann Dichtl successfully defended his PhD, that I’ve co-supervised with Luc Fabresse and Guillaume Lozenguez. The defense took place this tuesday July 2nd, 2019 morning. The jury members were: Prof. Ouiddad Labbani from Université de Limoges, Dr. Mikal Ziane, HdR, from Université Paris Descartes, and Dr. Laetitia Matignon from Université Claude Bernard, Lyon 1. Title […]
One of my motivations to 3D printing is home repair and improvement. In this small project, I decided to use polypanels to make a flexible, yet robust hook for a sponge holder in my kitchen. Starting from polypanel snaps provided freely available online (Thanks Devin). STL design files are freely available on my thingiverse page.
In this selection of simple week-end projects, we target our furry friends. We provide a selection of three cool DIY projects using Arduino boards. Cats will love these electronic toys. They will cost you only few bucks, for hours of fun and laughter with your pet. Checkout the videos. They are hilarious! The first project […]
If you care both about the planet and your health, the Farmers Market app is for you! This app allows you to find nearby markets, where you can buy fresh food directly from farmers. Most of the produce are grown locally. This means less fuel for transportation. So, by buying locally grown food you contribute […]