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5 really cool Lego Mindstorm machines

It’s pretty amazing how advanced stuff you can develop with Lego Mindstorm. These are five robot favorites!

Cool machine that folding a paper plane and launches it… 42 more words

In English

Lego Mindstorm EV3 firmware change

I bought my Ev3 last summer and it has always been my plan to replace the original firmware, with something more programming based. Having used leJOS before on my old RCX 1.5, I chose this. 64 more words


On Hugos and Nebulas, Part 13: Titles

Coming up with a good title for a book is the second hardest thing about writing. (The first? Writing the back cover blurb. Wow, I can write a 106,000-word, coherent, interesting story but the 106 words to describe it? 289 more words

On Writing

Pyjamma Day ... at last!

A year ago I posted our first blog. We had just given in our de-registration letter, had our half-term and were embarking on our new adventure together (well the twins joined us about a week later). 256 more words

The Adventure Goes On

Mindstorm Tutorials

What its about?

LEGO Mindstorms is a programmable robotics set that gives you the ability to build and program your very own custom robots. The LEGO Mindstorms EV3 retail set includes everything you need, including – motors, sensors, a programmable brick, over 550 LEGO Technic elements, remote control and many more extras that can be bought separately – to create robots that move, talk, interact and do whatever you want them to. 98 more words


Unemployed — Day 61 [Hobbled Hobbies]

Sitting alone in the dark I think, “Maybe I should get a hobby…” I saw an article about how LEGO is coming out with a S.H.I.E.L.D. 1,011 more words


Domo Arigato Programming a Roboto

Tonight’s entry is another programming tool but this one is geared more specifically to teachers of technology and specifically Robotics.  RobotC is a subset of the C programming language geared specifically for controlling robots and other microprocessor powered automation.   268 more words