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iCandy: Robots Analyze, Imitate, and Satiate

Scanning delicate works of art and delivering cupcakes are just two tasks that robots handle well

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Photo: Edmond Terakopian/eyevine/Redux
This credit-card-size computer, whose main components are an ARM processor, a USB port, and an HDMI connection, is one of the hottest products available for geeks. It was designed by volunteers at the behest of the Raspberry Pi Foundation in Cambridge, England, to help teach kids how to code. Demand for the computer has outstripped supply to the point that would-be buyers have caused one supplier’s website to crash.

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