Swedish retro designer turns MIDI percussion into boxy art

Created as a visual element for stage performances, the latest project from Love Hultén is an audiovisual sculpture called Slagwerk-101 – a set of percussion instruments driven by MIDI-controlled solenoids.

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Avoid shopping stress with these online grocery platforms in Nigeria

It appears Nigerians are now spoiled for choice when it comes to online ordering and door-step delivery of fresh foodstuff and general household goods. Here’s a list of online grocery options in Lagos and Abuja

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Coaxial tilt-rotor drone hovers smoothly in any orientation

Autonomous Systems researchers at ETH Zurich have demonstrated another drone capable of flying and hovering in any orientation, this time with higher efficiency. It's extraordinary to watch its 12 coaxial rotors twisting and turning in flight.

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What you need to know about 5G in Nigeria and its health implications

Given the rise of speculations on 5G and its role in the current global pandemic, we answer some questions on what exactly 5G is, its current state in Nigeria, and its health implications relating to the pandemic

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Mini record cutter lets music lovers cut their own vinyl in minutes

Musician and designer Yuri Suzuki has collaborated with Japanese education company Gakken to create a cute little record cutting machine that gets music-making consumers cutting their own five-inch vinyl records in a few short minutes.

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Drivers want ride-hailing companies to be more concerned about their well-being

The pandemic has seen ride-hailing companies make efforts to ensure the safety of their drivers but due to the recent two-week suspension of their services, some drivers are asking for more assistance.

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Frozen waterfalls and stunning seas: The best water photos of the year

From extraordinary macro images to abstract aerial drone shots, water photography can take many forms, much like water itself. In photography social network Agora’s latest contest, H2O is celebrated in a spectacular collection of images.

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Robotic sea turtle shows promise as fish farm inspector

Marine aquaculture pens have to be regularly checked for holes, plus the fish need to be inspected for parasites. And although the job is typically performed by human divers, it turns out that a robotic sea turtle may be a better choice for the task.

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How Saudi Arabia is opening access to ultra-fast broadband connections

Saudi Arabia has set an ambitious target: to connect 3.5 million households to ultra-fast Fibre-to-the-Home (FTTH) broadband networks by the end of 2020. To enhance service offerings and increase customer take-up of fibre networks, the Communications and Information Technology Commission (CITC) championed an Open Access Initiative to allow all retail operators to offer their FTTH broadband services in every household […]

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