Post Tagged with: "lego"

  • Building Robots At Schuberg Philis

    Building Robots At Schuberg Philis

    Ramblings May 13, 2012 07:31 3 comments

    Yesterday, the hosting company Schuberg Philis organised a LEGO day at its offices for all the employees and, of course, the kids. It was split into two parts, downstairs they had prepared a large auditorium with big tables full of LEGO for the younger kids and upstairs we had the […]

  • LEGO Survey

    LEGO Survey

    Ramblings April 29, 2012 11:32 1 comment

    LEGO wants to know what you think!  They’ve created a survey for people over the age of 13. So make your opinions count and fill out one of the surveys (pick a language of your choice), linked below. Dear LEGO fan, The LEGO fan community is important to us. To […]

  • Cool Kickstarter: MinuteBot Base

    Cool Kickstarter: MinuteBot Base

    Ramblings March 28, 2012 20:56 7 comments

    I came across a very cool Kickstarter project called “MinuteBot Base”.  From what I gather from the project, it’s a 21×30 hole studless plate which you can use a stable base for your robot.  I have no idea why LEGO didn’t come up with this themselves. From their Kickstarter page: […]

  • Lego NXTified Friends robolab 3933

    Lego NXTified Friends robolab 3933

    Ramblings February 25, 2012 07:50 no comments

    Anika Vuurzoon has created something so cool.  She NXTified the new LEGO Friends invention workshop set (3933).  It looks simply fantastic. You should check out her Youtube channel, she’s quite the artist.

  • FLL Eindhoven – the Mindstorms Stand

    Ramblings December 10, 2011 11:50 2 comments

    This the LEGO Mindstorms demo stand at the FLL regional finals in Eindhoven. More videos and pictures later!

  • Pack and Go!

    Pack and Go!

    Ramblings December 10, 2011 08:04 4 comments

    Just a quick note to let everyone know I’m off to the FLL regional finals today in Eindhoven. Got my robots packed and ready to go. This is also a test to try out the WordPress app on my phone. if the post ends up looking rubbish at least you’ll […]

  • Hispabrick 12 is out

    Hispabrick 12 is out

    Ramblings December 1, 2011 09:37 1 comment

    Once again, Jetro has published a new edition of Hispabrick. In This Issue You Will Have the Opportunity to learn more about Mike Doyle and His abandoned houses, trains created by Anthony Sava, the robots of Simon Burfield and the game Super Robo Rally by Steve Hassenplug. You Will Learn […]

  • LEGO World: Photos

    LEGO World: Photos

    Ramblings October 28, 2011 12:35 no comments

    Tammy, my wonderful wife, was at LEGO World 2011 on day 2 and took a whole bunch of photos, which came out very nicely.  You can view the album here: [LINK]. Below is a small selection.  Click on the images to take you a bigger version.    

  • LEGO World Day 5–All Things Must Pass

    LEGO World Day 5–All Things Must Pass

    Ramblings October 23, 2011 22:23 no comments

    Today was the last day for me at LEGO World, as it was for a number of the exhibitors at the Mindstorms booth.  I procured some Rotacaster wheels for the Kassler University guys (thanks Peter) and they wasted no time cloning the omniwheeled robot this morning.  It was a real […]

  • LEGO World Day 4–Batter up!

    LEGO World Day 4–Batter up!

    Ramblings October 23, 2011 07:27 2 comments

    Saturday, day 4, was a really awesome day.  Peter McKinnon and Claus Seitz from Rotacaster drove up from Duesseldorf to come see me.  It was great to finally meet each other after almost a year and half of mailing and Skyping during the development process of their robotic omniwheels.  They […]