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Give a 3D printer artificial intelligence, and this is what you’ll get

By retrofitting industrial robots with 3D printing guns and artificial intelligence algorithms, Ai Build has constructed machines that can see, create, and even learn from their mistakes.
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Take the party with you with an RC custom cooler that hauls drinks and plays tunes

The C3 Custom Cooler is great for a day at the beach or a tailgate party. It can hold a case of beverages and sync up to your phone via Bluetooth to play your favorite music through its speakers.

Oakley and Intel’s Radar Pace offers a fresh take on tech eyewear

Released last week, the Radar Pace, using smart technology and an app, collects and analyzes personal performance data and delivers real-time feedback, instruction, and motivation based on performance.
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Awesome tech you can’t buy yet: Levitating turntables, a tent-hammock hybrid

Check out our roundup of the coolest crowdfunding projects and product announcements that hit the web this week. You can't buy this stuff yet, but it sure is fun to gawk!
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Surreal projections on the ceiling of this Paris church leave visitors seeing stars

Designed by French digital artist Miguel Chevalier, the Church of Saint-Eustache in Paris is now home to a series of constellation-like digital projections that ebb and flow throughout the chapel's historic Gothic structure.
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Facebook’s Oculus acquires inorganic LED company to produce better displays

InfiniLED's ILED technology allows for high-quality displays with heavily reduced power consumption, “extending the battery life for portable devices such as cameras, mobile phones and laptops,” and soon, expectedly, VR.
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Robert Downey Jr. is offering to voice Zuckerberg’s AI butler … on one condition

Tony Stark himself could be the voice of Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg’s digital assistant. Robert Downey Jr is offering to voice the AI, but he has one special request regarding his fellow Marvel co-stars.

Weekly Rewind: Massive Prius recall, Note 7 woes get worse, and more

In the tech world, a lot happens in a week. So much news goes on that it's almost impossible for mere mortals with real lives to keep track of everything. That’s why we’ve compiled a quick and dirty list of the top 10 tech stories from…
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Check out this awesome laser-based 'holographic' display on Kickstarter 3:06

Check out this amazing device, which its creator calls the world’s “first commercially available, laser-based desktop ‘holographic’ display.” It's available on Kickstarter right now.
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Algorithms helped design this smart update on the orthopedic cast

A team of engineers have reinvented the orthopedic cast for the 21st century, using some algorithms and smart materials. We still don't think we want to break our arm to test it, but we're weirdly tempted.

Canon looks to the final frontier with new 5D Mark III-based imaging satellite

In March, Canon will launch a prototype imaging satellite into space on a two-year test mission. While details remain scarce, the satellite’s imaging capabilities are based on the tech found inside company's EOS 5D Mark III DSLR.