In This Issue ...
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27 Animatronics for the
by Steve Koci
The Growth of an Idea into Reality.
Take a look at a couple different approaches that detail how to
come up with ideas for that next build and begin the design
33 LEGO My Prosthetic
by Holden Berry
See how one scientist is helping children design and build their
very own prosthetic arms out of LEGO blocks.
36 BASIC Bots & PICAXE
Processors — Part 5
by Eric Ostendorff
Building the Cruiser Robot.
We’ll wrap up our series by using the knowledge we’ve gained to
construct Cruiser: a rolling breadboard which can turn in place
using differential steering.
44 Instant Robots
by Dave Prochnow
You know the scenario: Your robot is almost complete, except
you’re missing that one final essential piece. Whatever should
52 Serving Raspberry Pi
by William Henning
Interested in using the Raspberry Pi in your robot builds? This
series introduction discusses some of the kits that are currently
available as a starting point.
58 APPETIZER —
Guest Opinion Piece
by Joanne Pransky
As the first robotic psychiatrist, Dr. Pransky shares her thoughts
on the recent blockbuster, Ex Machina.
20 PARTS IS PARTS
The Combat Zone Guide to Beetleweight Weapons
24 Common Drive System Configurations
The Combat Zone