Bylaws for Comment

Bylaws for Comment
As we move forward with our quest to become a non-profit corporation, the next step is the formal adoption of bylaws. We invite all members and interested parties to take a look at our draft bylaws which we plan to formally adopt at our next monthly meeting on November 10th. Here’s my executive summary:

DARC and drones

DARC and drones
I was at DARC in New York on the weekend and spoke about Robot Garden, our quadcopter race track and using playful ways to encourage more people, especially women, to engage with technology. I gave a solo Ted style talk and was on the panel for community user groups, joined the Parrot hackathon, saw some amazing ...

Join the ROV/AUV Interest Group for a Day in Monterey!

Join the ROV/AUV Interest Group for a Day in Monterey!
The Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute is having an open house in Moss Landing this Saturday, July 20th from 12noon until 5pm. Com out and join us as we investigate ocean science and learn all there is about ROV/AUVs in science action!   http://www.mbari.org/about/openhouse.html

Join the ROV/AUV Interest Group at the California Academy of Sciences!

Join the ROV/AUV Interest Group at the California Academy of Sciences!
     

AUVSI Meeting Prep

Greetings enthusiasts! For everyone expecting to join in the AUVSI meeting this Wednesday at Robot Garden, we will be hosting a clean-up / polish day this Tuesday from 7pm to 8pm or so. We will sweep up, organize shelves, set out our displays of robots and other projects, and look at how the Drone Arena ...

Aquatic Robotics Test Pool

Aquatic Robotics Test Pool
  WOW! What a great build day for the test pool. I huge thank you to everyone that came out to lend their hands and ideas to the overall design and construction going into this rather ambitious conversion (unused loading dock => varied depth robotic test pool…crazy). You’ve all earned a special place in the ...

LASER Cutter and OpenROV

LASER Cutter and OpenROV
Greetings enthusiasts! Here’s a project that we are looking for people to help out with — With our new LASER cutter, our ROV/AUV interest group would like to build an OpenROV using the open source B.O.M. and instructions offered by the great makers at OpenROV in Berkeley. Take at look at the BOM and OpenROV ...

Pool Frame Build Day

Greetings enthusiasts! We are moving forward on our aqua-robotics pool with a support frame build day this coming Saturday, June 15th. Please lend a hand and your head to suss out the details and get the support bits up for the pool. 24’x18′ with variable depth from 2′ to 4′. We are converting the loading ...

Robot Garden’s Smoke Ring Cannon Trike on Boing Boing

Robot Garden's Smoke Ring Cannon Trike on Boing Boing
Robot Garden’s smoke ring cannon toting parade trike was included on Boing Boing’s 15 Weirdest Things on Wheels at Maker Faire.

Robot Garden on Tekzilla

Maynard Holliday was interviewed by Robert Herron in this clip about Robot Garden on Tekzilla!