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Robotics Academy Summer of Learning


The summer of 2013 is gearing up to be more than just a time for chilling by the pool! The 2013 Summer of Learning is sponsored by Carnegie Mellon’s Robotics Academy and uses their Computer Science Student Network (CS2N) Project to host all training plus resources provided by The Robotics Education Foundation, VEX Robotics Inc., and Robomatter Inc. This summer ... Read More »

Robot Virtual World programming course


I got this mail a few days ago, which I think some of my readers might find interesting.  It’s not a new male enhancement formula, rather an offer from Robotics Academy for a free Robot Virtual World programming course. Below you will find a copy of the mail (with some tweaks to make it a little more readable on my ... Read More »

Programming Robots in Virtual Worlds

Original article here: [LINK]. Carnegie Mellon will release a fully working, downloadable “Technical Demonstration” of their new Robot Virtual World (RVW) programming tool to the world on February 9, 2011. The first world takes students to planet H99 where they will be able to program their robots using feedback from encoders, sonar, and compass sensors. The RVW project is designed ... Read More »

A New Toy To Play With

These two packages arrived about 1.5 weeks ago, courtesy of the Robotics Academy as a thank you for some of the things I’ve done for them over the past few years.  You can’t even imagine how amazingly grateful I was! This is a complete VEX Cortex Super Bundle, that sells for about $1300 US, wow! There is so much stuff ... Read More »