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PDA Bluetooth controlled Segway Robot ROVIN

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Here’s PDA Bluetooth controlled Segway Robot ROVIN at a Robot Show in Korea, which also can run by itself and play with kids…

This would be a good platform to get started, except $15,000 is kinda pricey…

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Looking back at Sumo Robot Competition

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Here’s an awesome sumo robot competition from Japan. Very interesting…

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Space Elevator Games – Elevator 2010 Competition

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DC from SpaceElevator came by the other day at my work to pick up some XPORT and XPORT Dongles. Well, he told me about some cool sites that build space elevators! The competition will be held at the X-PRIZE Cup in Las Cruces, NM on October 20-21. Thanks DC for the info! 🙂

Elevator:2010 is designed to address the “social engineering” of the Space Elevator. Taking our cue from the X-prize, solar car rac

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DIY – How to get rid of technology if you’ve got it.

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Sometimes I feel like I need to throw away anything that has technology. As weird as it sounds, I feel like the world is too full of technology even though I love it. See this love and hate relationship w/ technology?

Here’s a good site on getting rid of things, especially your old computer.

Backup your data and wipe your old hard drive clean.

Some old computer parts can be salvaged.

Clean your old computer before you get rid of it.

Get in-store cred

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The Interactive Geometry Software Cinderella

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Math in Motion using Interactive Geometry Software…

via cinderella

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Robot – Interesting sentry robot running Linux using Python

Here’s a cool sentry robot that uses an optical mouse as distance sensor and Linux as OS…

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