Honda Asimo Robot Presentation That I Recorded on Sept 25, 2004 at Georgia Tech

I am posting this as an example of multimodal Recovered Writing. When I was an undergraduate at Georgia Tech, I went to two presentations made by Honda and its semi-autonomous robot Asimo in 2004. If you’ve been reading my blog, you know that I am interested in robots. I own a Robie Sr. and IContinue reading “Honda Asimo Robot Presentation That I Recorded on Sept 25, 2004 at Georgia Tech”

Differential Gears for Lego Robot Fred Arrived!

As you can see in the picture above, I finally received my assortment of gears and rods from ebay seller specialty_bricks. Through no fault of his own, it looked like I wasn’t going to receive my gears at all. The seller shipped the gears in a nice polybag envelope with First Class Parcel and DeliveryContinue reading “Differential Gears for Lego Robot Fred Arrived!”

Lego Power Functions and Building a Remote Controlled Robot

I have been interested in Lego’s Mindstorms robotics systems: RCX, NXT, and NXT 2.0, but I have been wary of investing the $200-300 in the base system without knowing if I could build a robot that would be interesting to me. Brick sorters, Rubix cube solvers, printers, etc. are interesting, but I would like toContinue reading “Lego Power Functions and Building a Remote Controlled Robot”

Are These the Droids You Were Looking For?

Perhaps you could use two new droids? We’re doing some spring cleaning, so we’re listing stuff on eBay including WALL-E and EVE from the Disney/Pixar film.WALL-E U-Command is a fully interactive and controllable robot that sings, dances, and follows your combo stringed commands. Interaction EVE is an interactive robot that you move around, but sheContinue reading “Are These the Droids You Were Looking For?”