Can artificial intelligence fly a plane?
8/17/2017 New York Times - IEOR professor and roboticist Ken Goldberg discusses the problems of robots and uncertainty: getting machines to mimic the way humans intuitively plan for their next action and deal with events they’ve never before experienced.
Reduce and reuse: Surprising insights on making cities more water resilient
8/17/2017 The Water Blog - In a Q&A, civil and environmental engineering professor David Sedlak, co-director of the Berkeley Water Center, discusses the World Bank's Water Scarce Cities Initiative, which aims to develop integrated and innovative water management solutions.
Down the Lawson adit
7/27/2017 - Hidden on the north side of campus are 900 feet of UC Berkeley's mining history. Berkeley Engineering's own Scott Shackleton, assistant dean, shares the fascinating history of the Lawson mine shaft, which is currently used for earthquake monitoring.
Salto-1P, the amazing jumping robot
7/18/2017 IEEE Spectrum - Thanks to some mechanical fine-tuning and the clever addition of a pair of thrusters, Salto-1P, the tiny jumping robot from EECS professor Ronald Fearing's Biomimetic Millisystems Lab, is leaping longer, faster and higher than ever. Prepare to be amazed.
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