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Self balancing robots, eat your heart out...

This is a quad copter that balances a pole and can move based on a simple pointer, still balancing the pole.

http://www.ted.com/talks/raffaello_d_andrea_the_astounding_athletic_power_of_quadcopters.html
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He said, "sky net" and noone blinked an eye...

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This quad uses a laptop for its processor. If the quad could detect the pole itself and use its on-board processor to calculate the needed corrections, it would be an order of magnitude more impressive.
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