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Determining Object Distance with Infrared

Next Saturday (21 July 2008 ) I am giving a presentation on the Parallax Propeller microcontroller and I thought it would be a nice idea to demo some things with it.  I have a Propeller Education Kit (PEK) and a Propeller Proto Board (PPB), kindly donated to me by Parallax.  The PEK is awesome for learning how to use the ... Read More »


My current project, well, the one I seem to be spending the most time on is a robot called A-Maze-Ing. It is based on a Lego Mindstorms NXT brick. This robot is, or rather, will be, a line-maze solving robot. The first challenge in building this robot was its size. Rules dictate the robot should not exceed 15x15x15 cm at ... Read More »

It’s been a long time since my last confession

It seems it’s been years since I last blogged anything.  I used to run a blog at but I guess I ran out of ideas to post about.  This blog’s title is a good summation of what I think about when I am at work or doing something I’m not really enjoying. I’ve been building robots for a little ... Read More »