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tightrope

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Bipedal robot walks a tightrope for human amusement

A well-balanced bipedal robot practices for the upcoming robot revolution by walking a tightrope.

By Oct. 23, 2012

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Speaking of tightropes/funambol

Funambol.

By Apr. 20, 2008

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The 404 Throwback: Episode 1,276 on 5/28/13

The 404 is on holiday until CES, but enjoy this special throwback episode from earlier this year when Justin went on a hike and came alarmingly close to not making it back!

By Dec. 20, 2013

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When iPhone met world, 7 years ago today

Steve Jobs was right when he declared the iPhone a revolutionary product. It redefined the smartphone category and put a powerful computer in the hands of more than a billion people around the world.

By Jan. 9, 2014

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The 404 1,276: Where we follow Justin into the darkness (podcast)

Today's episode leads with a story that happened to Justin on Memorial Day: a survivalist tale of tech failure, the power of nature, and a tightrope walk above surefire doom.

By May. 28, 2013

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This week in Crave: The puzzling edition

This week, we looked at the world through Iron Man stained glass and pondered a Windows 8 upgrade. Also, robots on tightropes!

By Oct. 27, 2012

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Xbox zings Comedy Central stand-up app directly to TV

Following the iOS version, the cable comedy network isn't worried that bringing its app of thousands of comedy clips to television will steal the spotlight from its normal programming.

By Jul. 30, 2013

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BlackBerry Z10 fails to sell like hot cakes, US survey says

US phone retailers say they've sold hardly any of BlackBerry's new blower -- it could be a disaster for the Canadian company.

By Mar. 26, 2013

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The Silicon Valley of 'Betas'

Amazon's second original show drops the audience in the middle of the country's tech hub. Here's what the makers got right (hoodies, they're everywhere) and wrong (physical Bitcoins, not so much).

By Nov. 23, 2013

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Facebook crosses the mobile chasm. On to the search chasm!

Facebook has figured out mobile advertising for the social graph, but the big money is in the Search Graph.

By Jul. 25, 2013