April222014

txchnologist:

The Chance To Dance Again

by Michael Keller

We highlighted the TED talk of Hugh Herr a couple of weeks ago. But his work is too important and beautiful to leave to just one post.

The MIT associate professor of media arts and sciences is making prosthetic limbs and exoskeletons that restore function in those who have lost legs from injury or disease. This set of gifs focuses on his team’s BiOM powered ankle and foot prosthesis

"Bionics is not only about making people stronger and faster," he said during the talk. "Our expression, our humanity can be embedded into electromechanics."

To prove his point, Herr and fellow researchers studied dance movement to replace the lower leg that professional dancer Adrianne Haslet-Davis lost after last year’s Boston marathon bombing. He concluded his talk by bringing Haslet-Davis on the stage to perform a bionic rumba. 

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Our next USA president and Vice President are here

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a hero of our time

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a hero of our time

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The potatoes have escaped

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Morgana / Never Gonna Make (Crossover Edit)

DDR 4thMIX - Dancemania X6

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B I T C H - The Avengers

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Here I forced it to work

Sorry Coulson’s not in the last one.

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But Coulson is Son of Coul!

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The cover artwork for Mario Bros on the Atari 2600 and 7800.

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Galaxian arcade flyer.

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Galaxian arcade flyer.

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