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Building Robots At Schuberg Philis

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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 “board room” for robot building workshops. After a rocky start ... Read More »

LEGO Survey

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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 improve and support the LEGO fan community we have partnered ... Read More »

Cool Kickstarter: MinuteBot Base

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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: The physical dimensions (L x W x H) of a ... Read More »

Pack and Go!

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 know why! Read More »

Hispabrick 12 is out

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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 About LEGO ® Technic efficient Structures by Oton Ribic and ... Read More »

LEGO World: Photos

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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.     Read More »

LEGO World Day 5–All Things Must Pass

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 collaborative effort with 2 of us building it and one ... Read More »

LEGO World Day 4–Batter up!

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 were blown away by the sheer size of the venue ... Read More »