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Robotic arm gives amputee drummer better beats

Georgia Tech's Gil Weinberg has made music-playing robots in the past. Now he's tapped that technology to help a musician likely become the world's first drumming "cyborg."

By Mar. 6, 2014

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Flatbed scanner rocks 'Little Drummer Boy'

An old HP scanner and a snare drum get all pa-ra-pum-pum-pum for the holidays.

By Dec. 27, 2011

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Black Keys drummer: Musicians can't trust Sean Parker

Are The Black Keys this generation's version of Metallica? The band is bucking a trend in subscription music that even the labels love.

By Mar. 27, 2012

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Crave Ep. 151: Neil Young's Pono dreams soon to come true

Neil Young's PonoMusic will soon blast 192KHz of music into your earholes.

By Mar. 14, 2014

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A bionic ankle so natural, it's worth a happy dance

An artificial ankle created at the MIT Media Lab is made of chips and sensors that work together to adjust ankle stiffness, power, and position. One wearer was able to dance the rumba.

By Apr. 17, 2014

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Could bionic plants save our lives one day?

Cybernetic Venus flytrap anyone? MIT researchers create plants that are part machine, all awesome, and could one day even be turned into living gas detectors.

By Mar. 17, 2014

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Apple tunes up Logic Pro X

The more advanced version of music mixer Logic Pro has a fresh interface, a wider array of instruments, and a collection of new effects.

By Jul. 16, 2013

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Michael Jackson's recording engineer's fascinating new book

"The Bruce Swedien Recording Method" is chock full of the legendary engineer's wisdom. It's a great read for engineers and audiophiles of any age.

By Dec. 1, 2013

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Cyborgs to vie in Olympics for robot-assisted athletes

Get ready for the Cybathlon. The first Olympics for augmented humans will take place in Switzerland in 2016 and feature some of the top assistive gear around.

By Mar. 27, 2014

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All-robot band teams with Squarepusher for new EP

For his upcoming album, UK recoding artist Squarepusher will collaborate with the all-robot band Z-Machines.

By Feb. 18, 2014