Let's Make Robots!
Who doesn't want one? I want a mini autonomous segway! It started with a garage sale. I came across a guy selling a lot of old school digital Vernier lab tools. I … Read more

Tips for making a robot multi-task

I have a robot, and my robot has a brain. However, my robot's brain can only think about one thing at a time. I can set I/O pins high or low, and they will stay there until I change them, but that isn't going to work. Here's the deal:

Listen to LMR!

I came across a website called www.codeorgan.com that turns the code of any website into music! put the url for the LMR homepage in, and it sounds pretty good. I wouldn't expect less from LMR.
Maps environment, Speaks, Learns, Shoots
Using a
Sorry about the lack of pictures. Here is another one of my long term work-on-it-somtimes robots. For this robot, I decided I didn't want to screw around with a … Read more

Contents of the Electronics Surprise Box Revealed!

For any of you who have shopped around at the Electronics Goldmine (whom I highly recommend www.goldmine-elec.com) you may have been sceptical about ordering the electronics surprise box from the misc. section. Maybe you didn't know what was in it, would it be worth it, or what kinds of components and parts are in it. Well today is your lucky day because here is what came in mine! Now you can decide for yourself. (Note: not all surprise boxes contain the same typs of parts, it is purely random)


How could you all have forgotten Keepon!

Those two eyes actually are two cameras! and the nose is a mic. have a look at the site http://beatbots.org/

Flexinol (SMA, Muscle wire)

Well, I ordered some Flexinol (http://www.dynalloy.com/#Scene_1) the other day, It should arrive tommorow. It is for a project that I will share about later (about a month or so). I orderd 5 meters which cost $50! that seems kinda steep to me. That stuff is awsome. I can't wait to play around with it!