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Jeremy is an engineer with 10 years experience and has a BSME from Clemson University. A lifelong maker and experimenter, he now writes about technology and builds anything that comes into his mind!

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6 Awesome Robots at World Maker Faire
October 6, 2016 · If you’re interested in the intersection of robotics and DIY pursuits, World Maker Faire is a great show to attend. Here are just a few of the amazing robots from World Maker Faire.
3 Robots with Incredible Balance
October 4, 2016 · Not all robots easily tip over. Here are three robots that display incredible levels of balance.
Minitaur Quadruped Robot Walks, Climbs Fences, Opens Doors
September 23, 2016 · You’ve probably seen robots that walk, roll, climb and open doors. The Ghost Minitaur robot, however, does all of this in one package
3 Unique Approaches to Robot Locomotion
September 22, 2016 · Robots that are free to move around their environment generally use wheels, tracks, or multiple legs to get around. But those aren't the only methods. Just like animals, some robots have very unconventional ways of moving.
6 Awesome DIY Walking Robots
August 31, 2016 · Whether your walking robot has two, four or six legs, there are lots of ways to approach building it. Here's a roundup of DIY walking robots to get your creative juices flowing.
Evive: An Impressive Arduino-Based Robotics Platform
August 18, 2016 · Evive is a functional Arduino-based board with some very impressive capabilities, and it could be a great way to start your DIY robotics journey.
4 Excellent DIY Robots You Can Make
August 16, 2016 · You don’t have to wait for a certain robot to be developed by someone else, you can make one yourself. Here are four DIY robots that you can build with a number of Maker-level computing boards.
5 DIY Robotics Platforms for Makers
August 5, 2016 · Building robots can be extremely fun and rewarding. Here's a roundup of DIY robotics platforms to help unleash your inner maker.
Transistor: The Most Important Invention Ever?
July 28, 2016 · Transistors have transformed the world of electronics and accelerated our entry into the digital age. Many have said it's the most important invention of the 20th century.
5 Best Robot Toys for Kids
July 21, 2016 · A look at five robot toys that will keep your kids entertained and maybe even spark their interest in robotics.
Origin of the Word ‘Robot’
July 15, 2016 · We examine the origin of the word "robot" and the difference between robots, androids, automation, and automatons.
Top 5 AI Gaming Machines of All-Time
These five AI gaming machines have either conquered humans or are well on their way.
Erin ‘RobotGrrl’ Kennedy Unifying Makers, Environmentalists
May 19, 2016 · A new project called “Robot Missions” wants to collect debris from shorelines using robots that are faster and can reach remote locations.
Evolution of Quadruped Robots: Walking Truck vs. BigDog
May 12, 2016 · Nearly 40 years after it was built, GE's Walking Truck quadruped robot was a major inspiration for Boston Dynamics' Big Dog robot. Here's a comparison of Walking Truck and Big Dog, what's changed and what still needs improvement.
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