Robert's Robots

Month: September 2012

MAKE | 5 Safety Tips for Your Child’s First Tool and Electronic Kits

“Parents fear the day when children outgrow their Lego blocks to build and create. That’s because what often follows is their offspring’s pleas for tool and electronic kits. Nothing instills dread into a caregiver like the thought of poked eyes, smashed fingers and potential electrocution resulting from DIY projects. Of course, most parents cautiously weigh…

These $10 Robots Will Change Robotics Education | Wired Design | Wired.com

“And the future of robotics education in Africa is … Chupa Chups? When the African Robotics Network announced their $10 robot design challenge this summer, co-founder Ken Goldberg was careful not to share too many expectations, lest he influence contestants’ designs. But he never imagined one of the winning entries would prominently feature a pair of Spanish…