Toa Mata Band - Kraftwerk

How Would Kraftwerk Sound as LEGO? Pretty Damn Good

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Pretty much anything can be turned into a musical instrument these days, and Germany’s iconic electronic group Kraftwerk is a popular go-to for the robotization of musical harmonization. So when Italian DJ/sound artist Giuseppe Acito needed a new song for his LEGO-built Toa Mata Band, what better choice than Kraftwerk’s 1978 hit …

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Mercedes-Benz Helps Power The Future of Delivery with the Robovan

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Amazon may want us to believe that carrier drones will soon be the way packages are delivered to our doors, but Mercedes-Benz is working with a delivery startup that feels it has a more practical method with a minion of robots out to deliver. London startup Starship Technologies has been …

Sources: Starship Technologies, Wired

Photos: Starship Technologies

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Meet The Robot That Germany Hopes Will Help Refugee Children Integrate

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

More than a million refugees have made Germany their new home in the last year, and while many natives are fighting to have a majority sent back, Germany is hoping to find a way to integrate the refugees into their society, including the rollout of a new robot that is designed …

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Düsseldorf Airport Introduces Robotic Valet Parking

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Germany’s Düsseldorf Airport may be small but that hasn’t stopped the airport from going high-tech by introducing the world’s first fully robotic valet parking system to speed up and ease the parking process for travelers. PremiumPLUS utilizes robotic forklift-like systems, nicknamed “Ray”, to pick up and park a traveler’s car in one …

Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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