Coursera: Free Technical Courses On-line: “Control of Mobile Robots”

I’ve participated in a neural network course in October, made available by www.coursera.org. Coursera is an entrepreneurship company that partners with universities to provide free on-line educational material covering topics from general mathematics, software engineering, networking, to advanced calculus and machine learning. A particularly interesting course starts on January 28th, provided by Georgia Tech. If ...

Shop Equipment Refurbishment

Step one in a series to update the donated shop equipment and supply our community with machining capabilities. A big thanks to everyone who stopped by this past Sunday to help out and discuss the next steps needed to breathe life into the equipment and develop the fundamental safety culture we plan to adopt. The ...

Urban Garden Project

Hello All! Just this last weekend we had a planning meeting for a Robot Garden garden. The meeting went really well, the great folks at i-GATE are really supportive of our ideas. In fact, with their input, we came up with a ton of new ideas and directions we could take and decided upon an ...

The space is getting decorated!

The space is getting decorated!

Why green technology investors should care about robotics

Sustainability is the most important technological problem we face today and for the foreseeable future. We need to use resources more intelligently and to be successful, our technology needs to become intelligent itself. Robotics is the study of giving the ability to sense the environment, make intelligent decisions and take action to machines and; a ...

Needy robots at Robot Garden

Needy robots at Robot Garden
Alex is visiting Robot Garden! When not working on robots and novel interfaces, roboticist Alexander Reben builds kinetic and interactive art which investigates the relationship and boundaries between people and machines. Needy robotics and our intimate interrelationship with technology. Abstract This lecture will explore the ever blurring line between people and technology. Both the line ...

What is a Robotics Hackerspace?

What is a Robotics Hackerspace?
What do I mean when I say I’m building a robotics hackerspace? From our mission statement, we will use “robotics and creative or artistic projects to inspire and educate.” Robots are cool and they cover a lot of territory so a robotics hackerspace will be able to do just about anything.

FIRST LEGO League competition complete

A huge thanks to our wonderful sponsors and volunteers who helped make today’s FIRST LEGO League competition a great event for all involved. For all those with more questions about FIRST and FLL, be sure to check out the FIRST LEGO League website for more information and to start learning how to start a team.

Meetup Follow Up

Meetup Follow Up
Thanks everyone for a great meetup! More than 30 people attended last night and we are inspired now to open sooner with less, rather than later with more equipment. We had a lot of requests for courses and groups, so we’ll be collecting that information – email us or comment on this post or on ...

Kickoff Meeting

Welcome to our future Robot Garden makerspace! Come hear about the plans and how you can get involved. Meet other makers, let us know what you equipment, robots, opportunities and courses you most want and see some of what we want to facilitate. When: November 12th 7pm Where: our future home, The i-GATE NEST facility. ...