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Robotics – Robótica Archive
- Posted on 2011.02.23 | No CommentsMy highlight of the show was the training that occurred on the second floor: Coastie operator training. Coastie is a 45-inch robot shaped like a cartoon-character boat that talks to the kids about water safety.
- Posted on 2010.12.02 | 2 CommentsSo, what was the first thing I did? Well, I walked out of that ceremony with my naturalization certificate in hand and headed straight home to fill out the most important applications of my life: FBI and NOAA Corps.
- Posted on 2009.03.21 | No CommentsThe river never stood still. That is when I saw it. I noticed that the concave sky, which was always so distant and so far above, was hereby being pulled into the Grand River and dragged to the same altitude as my mortal life.
- Posted on 2008.10.02 | No CommentsEvery other aspect of my presentation -- visual aids, effective use of presentation technology, dress, interaction, language, logic -- was flawless. It's good to know I rated excellent on everything else.
- Posted on 2008.09.28 | 2 CommentsWhat I just found out, what has just made me scream "wahoo!" at 2:30 in the morning without regards for my neighbors, is that there is a simple way to make my robots talk to each other. There is a way to create a mesh network with low power consumption and tight security. I just found out about the IEEE 802.15.4 specification for low-rate personal area networks.
- Posted on 2008.09.26 | No CommentsThank you, those of you who voted on a type of robot! It looks like underwater, cybernetic/bionic and space robots were all tied with the highest number of votes
- Posted on 2008.09.18 | No CommentsOf course, no one defined "network" in the requirements for capstone projects. That means I can expand "network" into any type of network -- not just computer networks. I could make this project legendary! Thus, I decided to build a secure network.
- Posted on 2008.05.27 | 1 CommentWhile thinking of my blocks idea, it occurred to me that I would eventually meet a significant problem when programming. I realized that certain links and certain types of blueprints […]