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May 2014

Skynet watch out!

This is part 3 of my robot series. Curiously enough, despite the fact that Claudia originally set this up to highlight my writing, I seem to be doing a robotics blog. Now if I were only a robotics expert, we’d be all set! This update you will get two for …

Robot Part 2: State the Purpose!

Thanks for joining me today! Several readers have asked me what my little experimental robot is supposed to do. This is actually a very important question to which there are three potential answers: 1. It runs around the house, bumping into stuff, beeping, and generally looking cool. 2. Nothing really. …

My First Robot

I finally finished my first robot, using the plans from Popular Mechanic’s “Build Your First Robot” article. They have a great step by step instruction on their website, especially if you buy the pieces as a kit. This is the first in a series of posts that outlines enhancements and …