Robot Garden in Mendocino

Robot Garden in Mendocino
image by Miguel Vieira, Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document according to the terms in Creative Commons License, Attribution 2.0. The full text of this license may be found here: CC by 2.0 Robot Garden is growing! Mendocino is a coastal town in Northern California. Our dynamic duo from the Garden has been giving ...

Robot Garden sponsoring RoboMagellan team!

Robot Garden sponsoring RoboMagellan team!
Robot Garden is growing new projects. New to robotics? PRSG has instructional material. Attend a meetup event! Have robotic, electronics or software experience? Think about joining the team! The team, RC2Robot, is working on our competitor in the outdoor autonomous vehicle challenge RoboMagellan. We’re starting with a larger sized radio controlled car, then adding ROS (Robot Operating System ...

Halloween blinky pumpkins

Halloween blinky pumpkins
Robot Garden President Jim Berry led a very popular ‘blinky pumpkin’ workshop at the Bankhead Theater for the Livermore Downtown’s Kidz Town Halloween Hay Day. Hundreds of children and adults dressed up in costume and enjoyed giveaways, rides and a great day out in central Livermore on Saturday Oct 29. The Livermore Valley Performing Arts Center ...

Women in Robotics

Women in Robotics
Robot Garden is committed to supporting women in robotics, and generally being a diverse and family friendly maker space, where everyone is welcome to play around with new technologies like robots, CNC machines, laser cutters and 3D printers. So, we’d like to share the recent “25 Women in Robotics you need to know about” list ...

Aquaponics at Robot Garden

Aquaponics at Robot Garden
Have you been wondering what the tank under the stairs at Robot Garden was for? It’s our aquaponics automation project, so it’s really the garden part of Robot Garden. There are fish too! We love both Robots and Gardens. One of our goals has always been to have a demonstration garden, managed as much as possible by ...

Positrons, Lasers, Robots and Isaac Asimov

Positrons, Lasers, Robots and Isaac Asimov
Physicist Dr Scott Wilks from Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory presented a talk at Robot Garden on Thursday October 6 titled, “Positrons, Lasers, Robots: How close does our science come to Asimov’s vision of the future?”. Given our love of robots, lasers and positrons, this was a great topic to launch the new Robot Garden evening talks. ...

Robot Garden at LVEF Walk for Education

Robot Garden at LVEF Walk for Education
The Mayor of Livermore dropped by to say hi to the volunteers in Robot Garden’s booth at the LVEF Walk for Education on Saturday 24th of September. LVEF, the Livermore Valley Education Foundation, holds the Walk for Education to raise funds to support local public education. For over two decades LVEF has offered a funding life-line for Livermore public school programs: • ...

Building a Viking Mars Replica at Dent:Space

Building a Viking Mars Replica at Dent:Space
Robot Garden members built a Viking Mars replica at the Dent:Space exploring some of our important early space history. The Viking replica was built out of recycled materials, metal tubing, silver tape and hot glue. The finished Mars lander is about 4 foot tall and it will be auctioned online to support the Viking Mars Missions ...

Open Access ends in September

Open Access ends in September
The Robot Garden Community Meeting on Saturday Sept 10 was well attended with discussion on equipment, open access, new classes and upcoming expo at the DENT:Space exhibition. BTW. Garden volunteers will be helping the Viking Preservation Project to run Viking replica building workshops on Sept 21- 22. We’re collecting scrap – particularly silver/grey tape and ...

Community Meeting Coming Up!

Community Meeting Coming Up!
Busy weekend @robogard with @hacksterio @nodeschool and @firstlegoleague pic.twitter.com/jOqeebwgGG — J12Y (@jaysondelancey) September 3, 2016 Looks like being at Robot Garden is as good as a holiday for some of us, with all those activites going on! 🙂 Robot Garden is getting ready for more fun things in fall. Come along to our next community meeting on Saturday ...