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Multiplo Open Source Robot Kits

MULTIPLO OPEN SOURCE ROBOTIC KITS   Julian da Silva is up to something again. He’s about to turn the open source community on its ear. Julian just launched a new Kickstarter campaign to bring robots to the open source world. He teamed up with some of his friends to form Multiplo LLC., a Florida-based company […]

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He Wanted his own Batmobile so he built it- Actual Turbine Powered Batmobile.

An Ohio man decided he wanted his own Batmobiles so he built it. “No one has ever made a fully functional, actual turbine powered Batmobile before and I thought it would be fun” said Casey Putsch of Putsch Racing. Putsch took a surplus helicopter turbine engine and rebuilt it as the power source for his […]

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Meet RoboBrrd

This is a continuation of an interview did with RobotGrrl, a teen Robot maker. BILL:       – What caught my attention from your projects was the RoboBrrd.  Could you tell me a little bit about RoboBrrd. ROBOTGRRL:      Sure, so one night, Adafruit Industries contacted me after they read my blog, and they said, “Hey, can […]

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Meet Robotgrrl – Making Robots from Popsicle sticks and Arduino.

One of the nice things about blogging is that it encourages you to read other folks blogs to see what they are up to.  I recently stumbled across a really interesting blog by Robotgrrl, a 19 year old, young lady who is making Robots out of popsicle sticks, pencils, Arduino and basically anything she can […]

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I talked with Barton Dring owner of about a unique idea he had that should make it easier and cheaper for people to make their own machines. Barton is using a new funding method to get his product out – CROWDFUNDING. Bill Griggs: Bart after you published free plans to build your own laser […]

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