If you’re looking for ways to start your robotics hobby, then you’ll want to read this article.
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!
Cool Arduino Projects is a new tutorial series we’ve started on the Learn Robotics blog. The goal is to show you how to create application-based projects using Arduino. If you’re a teacher looking for a STEM project, you can use the full lesson plans in your class. The Application: Ties to Math & Comp […]
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 […]
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 […]
Should you become a Robotics Engineer? Find out my thoughts in this article.
Liz here with your weekly Learn Robotics article. This week’s topic is going to be a little different than the previous few weeks; rather than a technical or robotics tutorial, I’m going to talk about how to improve your productivity if you’re used to working on a computer. There are lots of distractions when you […]
Are you starting a Robotics Program? Do you have an existing robotics program that seems to be “dull” or “outdated”? In this article, I will outline some of the critical points to creating a sustainable robotics program, specifically for Middle and High schools. One of the biggest questions I get from teachers and organizations, alike, […]
With all the different activities to choose from —dance, gymnastics, soccer, football, music, scouting, etc.— students have many options to pursue. Robotics is becoming a new pastime. Not just a class in school or an organized team. We can all thank Amazon for making everything—including robotics and electronics—more accessible.
You probably stumbled upon this article because you are (or someone you know is) looking to start robotics. Congrats! Read on for some tips on how to get started with robotics!
The robotics degree at WPI includes a mix of Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, and Robotics classes. When you declare your major as Robotics, you will meet with a faculty adviser in the Robotics department. Specifically at WPI, there are Program Tracking Sheets. Essentially, the tracking sheet is a guideline for which courses you should […]
Now that school is almost out, and a lot of people are searching for a job, I’ve decided to write an article focused on job hunting at a [college] career fair. While this article is intended for current or recent college grads, a lot of these tips can be modified for those looking to get back into […]