Friday, February 24, 2017

Friday, February 17, 2017

BlocklyProp News from Parallax


BlocklyProp and Blockly (in general) as a learning, teaching, and programming tool is the future in my opinion! Parallax is leading the way from the S3, BlocklyProp Starter Kit, ActivityBot, Arlo and much more.

Edit: The tweet photo below says it all...



For full details, see - https://www.parallax.com/news/2017-02-16/blockly-programming-robotics-and-inventing-hands-professional-development-high


Good News about STEM - Right Here


Good news about STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) Education right here in North Louisiana - see this about NICERC, the Cyber Innovation Center,  and this article about Centurylink. They are working to grow future employees in our area. Very exciting news!

In the great video below from NICERC - You will also notice some bots from Parallax, my personal favorite!

Saturday, February 4, 2017

Welcome!

Welcome to Robotics Under the Stole! The message is played via my Disney iHome Star Wars BB-8 Bluetooth Speaker - one of my Christmas presents.



Note: The Stephen Hawkingesque voice was created by using the free Robot Voice Generator at - https://lingojam.com/RobotVoiceGenerator

Saturday, January 7, 2017

Vocabulary


2017 CES via erco


My pal and guest reporter, Eric Ostendorff (aka, erco) shared these hot robotics' items from this year's CES in Las Vagas.





A more complete report is here on the Parallax Forums.

When Two Loves Collide...


On my 22nd wedding anniversary, I give thanks for the person who puts up with my other passions! Christmas 2016 marked the 10th year of my robotics' hobby - my computing and electronic hobbies go back much further.