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Infographic: Facebook vs. Google.
With all the talk of Facebook on the stockmarket lately it’s easy to forget they’re still nowhere near as successful (financially at least) as Google.
Google receives approximately 40% more traffic than Facebook every month.
Check out the full infographic here.
AR Drone converted into a ‘Joggobot’.
Researchers in Australia have converted a Parrot AR Drone to autonomously follow a runner wearing a custom t-shirt, by using its camera to lock onto a target printed on the shirt.
“People might feel chased if the Joggobot was behind them,” says researcher Eberhard Grather in a video. So instead your little drone friend flies in front of you.
You can set it for companion mode — in which the drone flies at a steady pace — or coach mode, “which sets a slightly more challenging speed,
The drone has a battery life of only 20 minutes, so perhaps it’s only for the unfit at this stage and not ultra-distance runners.