Common Wealth Club of California panel on Women and Under-represented Students of Color in STEM Education

Robot Garden’s Maynard Holiday will be on a panel at the Commonwealth Club of California on Women and Under-represented Students of Color in STEM Education this Thursday. The talk will be available online at a later date. Edit: The audio archive of the panel is now online.

Girls making Mobot Garden

Girls making Mobot Garden
Some of our young makers had fun making a Mobot Garden with our Mobots from Barobo. Mobots are all 3d printed – aside from the electronics – and you can create your own extra bits. They’re a great educational resource and we’re looking forward to many more make sessions with them!

Oliver Rice – Turtlebots

Oliver Rice - Turtlebots
This is a slightly late introduction to Oliver Rice, our newest ‘roboticist in residence’. Most of you have met Oliver on the weekends as he’s been working away on various robot platforms. Oliver is an Australian roboticist who is looking for work in the US and wanted to spend his spare time building robots. Scratch ...

Alex Reben – Tribeca triumph

Alex Reben - Tribeca triumph
Alex Reben, our first ‘roboticist-at-large’ has created a troupe of film making robots for the Tribeca Film Festival in New York. Based on Alex’s ‘Boxie’ robot for his MIT master’s thesis, the ‘Robots in Residence’ are interviewing Tribeca attendees. Each droid carries a digital camera, a speaker that asks a series of pre-programmed questions to ...

Maker Faire Discussion – Saturday Open Access – May 4th

Greetings enthusiast! We have some exciting events coming up. The big one, the Maker Faire, will be taking place May 17, 18, and 19th. We hope you will participate, showcasing your projects and / or ideas. This open access I would like to dedicate to brain storming project work. IF you have ideas or projects ...

Andra on MAKE’s International Robot Meetup

Congratulations to Alex Rebin and BlabDoids for getting in Wired Magazine

Full article at Wired.com more articles and videos coming!

Robot Block Party 2013

Robot Block Party 2013
We had a blast at the Robot Block Party today. Many thanks to everyone who came and especially everyone who helped with our booth. Edit: Add AR.Drone video

Partnering with Industrial Control System Information Sharing and Analysis Center

Partnering with Industrial Control System Information Sharing and Analysis Center
In addition to our efforts to develop a cloud robotics program, we are not partnering with the Industrial Control System Information Sharing and Analysis Center to develop a new cloud Industrial Control Systems cyber security laboratory. It will be a shared resource for researchers, students and educators to investigate potential threats, and develop key cyber-security ...

Robot Garden Fly-throughs