7 Finger Robot

It is well known that the motion of human fingers is controlled by synergy. Which is the idea that groups of muscles are activated together by a single control signal. This coherent activation is much more efficient than controlling redundant muscles individually. Through sequencing and super-positioning of only a few synergies we can achieve a…

Silence U: Is the University Killing Free Speech and Open Debate? | We the Internet Documentary

[MAN] “Can I just make a suggestion? Can we just have a conversation?” [VOICES] No! The problem that they’re having is hetero-sexual white males have always dominated the space. [MAN] I’m actually gay. [VOICES] Well, homosexual white males are like the top of the hierarchy.” [music] [ROB] This is Brown University, the elite Ivy League…

Describing U.S. higher education

JONATHAN CHENG: I don’t know if I can speak for everyone on this panel, but in the US, I don’t know many reporters who majored in journalism per se because typically, the approach is, regardless of what you wanted to do after graduation, you studied what you wanted to study. And what I always wanted…