WALL-E & R2-D2 appeared for the 2nd year at Riverside Robotics Society's Robot Expo at the Woodcrest Community Library. One of the event's goals is to inspire children to pursue careers in math, science, or engineering. Exhibits included robot soccer, Terminator robots, a Lost in Space Robot, a singing robot Elvis and many others. Mike met fellow robot builder, and the voice of the Tonight Show, Wally Wingert. Thanks to Victor Franco for driving R2-D2 & sharing his photos.
Friday, October 28, 2011
Saturday, September 24, 2011
Actually, it was an R2LA build day! There was a large showing of R2 Builders. The vet vs noob ratio was about 50/50. That's a great mix for a build day. About 17 showed. Dinner at the R2LA pizza place (Lamp Post) after.
Since Michael McMaster was coming, we decided it would be a great time to see what Walle would look like with McMaster's drive system and tracks. It was also a good time to debug the drive system. Very exciting to see Walle come together. Don't be deceived by these pics. Nothing is really attached. No touching or it might fall over! I am very happy with the scale and presentation. Lots of work ahead.
Senna, McMaster, Walle, and a side of fries.
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Wednesday, August 3, 2011
Monday, July 18, 2011
night, where the boys watched the WALL-E film. I explained the
building process & answered questions. It's very important for me to
communicate to people the possibilities of what they can do if
they have the simple ability to ignore all perceived "walls".
Most people can do way more than they think they can if they give
themselves the patience to learn and not give up.
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