Japanese robot 'wired to monkey's brain'
Japanese and US researchers say they have created a humanoid robot that acts according to the brain activity of a monkey from all the way across the Pacific.
For the first time in the world, we were then able to make our humanoid robot in Japan walk in real-time in a similar manner as the monkey.
The next version of petitboot - the graphical bootloader for the PlayStation 3 - is now out.
The Superest is a continually running game of My Team, Your Team. The rules are simple: Player 1 draws a character with a power. Player 2 then draws a character whose power cancels the power of that previous character. Repeat.
On Cell/B.E. machines, there are two different types of processor: The PowerPC Processing Element (PPE), and the Synergistic Processing Elements (SPEs). The PPE can run standard PowerPC applications, but the SPEs require a special compiler that supports their instruction set. This article describes how to build a toolchain that will enable you to compile programs for the SPEs.
A new version of the IBM Cell Broadband Engine Software Development Kit has just been released. The SDK is the primary "product" of our team, and is a collection of tools for the Cell/B.E. - kernel, compilers, libraries, documentation and sample code. The SDK is shipped in RPM format, and is based on the Fedora 7 and RHEL 5.1 distributions.
With blackle being all the rage these days, we've been wondering if it makes a difference on an LCD monitor.