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A White Robot Dancing Man

Posted by dubbie Dec 31, 2019
One of my Christmas gifts I most liked (after the robot football players and another Tobbie walking robot) is this different dancing robot man obtained for me by my son from an exhibition he had attended. Now it is his turn to ask the exhibitors if he can have one for his 'Dad' rather than when I attended similar exhibition events years ago and asked if I could have two marker pens/games/squishy balls/ etc for my children.     Dubbie ...
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New Year Activities

Posted by dubbie Dec 19, 2019
I know Christmas has not arrived yet but I was thinking about what I might do in the New Year (mainly as I still have not made my ATtiny85 Arduino Uno programmer yet and seem increasingly unlikely to before Christmas - so I might have to do it in the New Year) and I thought about what I wanted to do at the beginning of this year. For Jan'19 I wanted to study Artificial Intelligence at University at Masters level from the mathematical point of view. I could teach myself but I know what I'm like a ...
I obtained my first six-legged walking robot in Jan'19 as a post-Christmas present to myself. Walking Robots #2 : Tobbie is Completed which I tried (and failed) to convert to Arduino control, mostly due to my own mistakes, I have thought about returning to it to get it going but I never have. I have now seen a number of alternatives to Tobbie (£24) that are much cheaper so I have purchased some to see how they compare. Unfortunately from the advertised web pages it was not possible to te ...
I know that it is now December but I still have one more Makevember project to include, which I mostly did in November, so I have made it a Makevember++ Project. It is just 7 white LEDs arranged in the abstract shape of a Christmas tree. I 3D printed a former to hold all the LEDs in place which was designed as an interference fit into a small wood frame canvas used for art. Unfortunately the wood frame I used for measurements is an older one I have already used and the newer ones, although the s ...