Let's Make Robots!

yuri suzuki: colour chaser

Hmmm....but why have such unpleasant sounds?  

As an elementary school art teacher I really like this.  Kids would be so excited to hear their color path.

I found this on designboom.

Happy New Year, y'all!


senseless drawing bot (from designboom)

I can see letting this robot go down the halls of many visually sterile buildings...I like the effect!


companion bot...jiggles once in awhile to keep you company
  Help! What am I doing wrong? I have checked the connections for bogus soldering, checked the circuit plan a zillion times, checked the transistors to be … Read more
Meant to sit and jiggle gently while ticking reassuringly. Actually it was meant to manic-ly jitter and jiggle on a smooth surface but I couldn't do it so I … Read more
turns occasionally
I'm still playing as I learn the basics. The great news is that I have passed on my interest to a third grade student! He is now pestering his mom for permission … Read more

Ruminations on Rummaging

My colleagues have begun to notice my Monday morning glow. It all started when I began to want to build BEAM bots. The delight I take in going to the dump each weekend to pick through the "trade shack" for broken electronic filled toys is rarely matched.  What is not to like?