My mid-2012 MacBook Pro was replaced by a 16″ MacBook Pro (2019) model. Find out if it was worth the investment in this article.
As an engineer or someone who works on robots, it’s important to protect your eyes. If you’re looking for a new pair of safety glasses, we have you covered. Here are our top picks of the best Safety Glasses for 2020.
Here’s a list of 10+ Electronic Gadgets you’ll want to use every day in 2020. Sometimes I get in these moods where I’m not sure what to buy, but I want to add some new tech to my life. This list can help you decide what you want to buy next!
Are you team Arduino or Team Raspberry Pi? In this article, find out which controller you should use for your next robotics project and why you should use it. Read on!
Do you ever find yourself randomly perusing Amazon or Bangood, or Gearbest looking for the next best project to work on? Are you the kind of person that has a collection of Arduino parts needs some inspiration? Welp, you’re in luck! If you stumbled on this article, you’re probably curious about the most random Arduino kits […]
If you’re searching for a new engineering computer, then you’re in the right place. I’ve had a lot of people ask me recently, “what is the best computer for robotics engineering?” And in this article, I’m going to outline my thoughts on what laptop you should get specifically for engineering and robotics. Computers for two […]
When you’re first learning Arduino, most people recommend using the Arduino Uno. And, I too, agree that the Arduino Uno is a great controller to use when you’re starting. Once you have a better grasp of how to set up your circuit and begin to dabble into your projects, you may want to expand your knowledge […]
Arduino projects are becoming more common these days. If you want to make your own devices, dabble in the world of electronics, or improve your coding skills, Arduino is a good place to start. We’ve scoured the internet to find you our top picks for Arduino Kits. Best Arduino Starter Kits Looking for your first […]
A few weeks ago, I was asked to review a new electronics kit by the startup, MakeXchange, out of Chicago, IL. In this article, I’m going to speak to the benefits and drawbacks of this kit, as well as who it’s for, and where you can get yours. Let’s dive into this MakeXchange Inventing with […]
Have you heard of the Meet Edison Robot? Most recognizable by his orange shell and LEGO™ compatibility, Edison is an educational robot targeted for elementary and middle school classrooms. Meet Edison can be programmed using Edware, which is similar to flow-chart style programming, or a modified version of Python called EdPy. Are you on a […]
Are you in the market for a 3D printer? Did someone tell you (a forum, a video, a review, etc) to pick up an Anet A8? In this article, I’m going to outline my thoughts on the Anet A8 3D printer. I picked up my Anet A8 about a year ago, and it’s definitely been […]
What does a Manufacturing Engineer bring to work? When I first started my Automated Manufacturing job, I wondered what I would need to bring and wear to work to make my job more efficient and effective. Now that I’ve been in the role for over six-months, I wanted to share with you my two […]
One of the top questions my students (and frankly, their parents) would ask me after a robotics class, was How do I continue with robotics? or What Arduino kit should I buy [my son/daughter]? We loved the class, but don’t want to lose these skills. What’s next?! Therefore, I’ve compiled a list of Arduino kits you can […]
This is a question I receive quite frequently when friends and family are upgrading or purchasing a new computer. Should I use a Mac or a PC for robotics? While the answer may vary depending on who you ask, I recommend that you consider two things before making that big purchase: What are you planning to […]