In This Issue ...
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34 RoboGames — From an International Perspective
by Ray Billings
Robotics truly has worldwide appeal, and that
was very apparent with over 17 entrants from
international countries competing at this
38 Team Kiss My Snake Tears It Up With a Barbie Jeep
by Steven Nelson
When combat roboticists are in the off-season,
they take some of that technology and build race
cars. Find out what happened when Team KISS
Robotics and Team Plumb Crazy joined forces
at a recent event.
42 Experimenting With Machine Intelligence
by John Blankenship and Samuel Mishal
Explore some unconventional ways of creating
robots that can learn to solve problems
on their own.
47 3D Printers Part 6: The Conclusion
by Michael Simpson
Experiences with each type of printer are
summarized, and a list of 13 tips to keep in mind when
buying a 3D printer are given to wrap up this series.
56 The Road to the DARPA Robotics Challenge
by Daniel Albert and Chris Mayer
In this second installment, Team Walk
Like a Man describes the mechanical
design of their Track D entry hopeful,
60 Making Better Arduino Robots with the ArdBot— Part 3
by Gordon McComb
Learn about interfacing switches to the
ArdBot II, along with how to use the
info these sensors provide to interactively
command the robot’s motors.