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My first attempt at a robot, this is mostly just the Arduino robot kit that is a combination of an arduino and pololu kit components.My goal with this was to have a … Read more
Make your code posts 10X more readable! :D
Hi, LMR! What do you think is more readable and takes less time to understand, this: Read more
    In my thesis I am creating a development board for use in the University Labs. This same idea is put here, to develop a mini-version, for purposes of … Read more
Because I have not posted anything in a long time I have decided to post my "Sub Project" I.C.R. the Internet Controlled Robot. This project is really parallel with … Read more
Navigates by IR - avoids obstacles.
Using a
Presented here is my rendition of the Start Here robot using a PIC16F690 and programmed in Assembly with the MPASM Assembler.  In addition to the micro, parts … Read more
For my second project, i decided to upgrade a bit on my first robot. The only extra part is a line follower kit (AXE 121) which i had already acquired from Tech … Read more
Measures waterlevel in overhead tank and sends the data wirelessly to handheld indication device
Here's a nifty project I came up with to help the people at home. It's a system that checks the waterlevel of an overhead tank and sends the data using radio … Read more
moving a little bolt from one side to the other side
Using a
After having some ice cream I got the idea for this robotic arm.     Read more
I think, it is one of the cheapest 3-axis robotic arms. It can move, kick and mainly draw in many ways. It is controlled throught PC, which sends command via serial … Read more
Shoot Bouncy Balls
Hey LMR! I haven't made a post in a while, but I have been lurking.... Read more
Goes to places and plays tunes. Makes me happy and proud.
Using a
my first robot, thanks to frits start here and his help I have built a robot. It is simple, it has a speaker, and two motors, thats all.  Im thinking about putting … Read more
Floid (Prototype 0610) This is the first prototype of Floid, The inspiration came from Frits and his TIRDNKWIIT Robot. The idea being that it will move around by … Read more
Hi guys, This is a modified PICO. This is one of my product prototypes. You will find in our online shop in few days. I use Arduino and 2 ir SHARP distance sensors … Read more
navigate, recognize faces, speak, obey voice commands
Using a
Ok this is my new bot Beryl (cause she's blue...) This is my big robot, intended to have a nano/pico-ITX PC inside with windows XP.  She is powered by a 5AH SLA … Read more

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Depression

Not many people understand chronic depression. I doubt anything I write here will solve anything, but I think it's important that people recognize the signs of depression and learn to recognize them in themselves and their loved ones.

Most people make the mistake of confusing depression with depression. See, I've just done it myself. One problem for English speakers is that the word for depression (as in a chronic life-threatening mental illness, most often inherited) with depression (as in being sad for a few weeks due to a known cause).

Sugru, New bot building material.

I found this on YouTube and thought it was a pretty neat way to make some strong, flexible, temperature resistant robot parts. All the info is in the video, but basically it is like polymorph, only silicon based. Enjoy.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?annotation_id=annotation_756411&feature=iv&src_vid=azhI2yFsJVU&v=QCifobRF9Ac

Questions about Wild Thumper 6WD with Wild Thumper Robot Controller

This is my first post and my first attempt at starting a robot and programming said robot. I have some questions regarding my Wild Thumper 6WD with Wild Thumper Robot Controller.

I had bought a RC Car from walmart for about $15 to use with the Arduino Motorshield a while back (see here). Fortunately, I had taken some pictures before I … Read more
The robot navigates around avoiding obstacles by ultrasound and choosing the best way to follow.
Using a
The robot navigates around avoiding obstacles by ultrasound and choosing the best way to follow. The programming code is attached here as a .txt file. Download it … Read more
So most of us tend to use the arduino IDE for our projects much to bdk6's displeasure. Recently I've been playing with both the AVR and MSP430 bare metal rather … Read more
Classifies the color of a new object
The k-NN (k-nearest neighbors) algorithm is among the simplest of all machine learning algorithms. We will use this algorithm to classify the color of a new object. … Read more
Obstacle avoidance using ultrasound sensor
Updated post with new parts, ideas, pictures, and questions Hello robotics community! This is my first post I have made here. Im fairy new to robotics and am … Read more