Robot Hacks, a Maker Session presented by GE and Make Magazine
Sunday, November 3, 2013 from 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM (EST)
Needham, MA , MA
Join the Make team for the the launch of Robot Hacks,
a Maker Session presented by Make and GE
at Olin College of Engineering
Cool Projects, Tutorials, Explorations & More...
This live event kicks off a series of online events that will take place over the next three weeks focused on Robot Making and Hacking. You will meet master makers who will help you get started building your own open source robot, get familiar with the brains (a programmable microcontroller board) that powers the robot, learn how servo motors combine with an endoskeleton to form the robot's "chassis", understand the design of the robots exoskeletons, print your own robot on a 3D printer and meet some of the best minds in the 21st Century Robot space.
On November 3rd, author, Brian David Johnson will explore the world of science fiction prototyping techniques from his new book, 21st Century Robot, and share stories about robots and the process used to make them real. Brian will be accompanied by Wayne Losey, David Barrett, Anna Kaziunas France and Brian Jepson at Olin College, and online, he will be joined by Gui Cavalanti, Ross Mead and Make editors.
Robot Hacks @ Olin College of Engineering, Campus Center - Crescent Room
Sunday, November 3rd, 2013 - from noon to 3:00pm ET
noon - 1:00pm - Registration and Networking
1:00pm - 2:00pm - Robot Hacks session (on Make's G+)
2:00pm - 3:00pm - Robot Hacking and more.... Light refreshments will be served
Looking forward to seeing you at Olin College of Engineering!
And, if you don't live in the Boston area, and want to check out the program online (no ticket is required), please go to: http://bit.ly/TMTUy0 on Sunday, 11/3/2013 at 1:00pm ET
P.S. To stay current with the program, and/or to share your project builds, photos and notes, please subscribe to Make's "Robot Hacks" community on Google+: http://bit.ly/robothacks
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Maker Media, publisher of MAKE magazine & producer of Maker Faire.
Maker Media, Inc - Leading the Maker Movement! Maker Media is a global platform for connecting makers with each other, with products and services, and with our partners. Through media, events and ecommerce, Maker Media serves a growing community of makers who bring a DIY mindset to technology. Whether as hobbyists or professionals, makers are creative, resourceful and curious, developing projects that demonstrate how they can interact with the world around them. The launch of MAKE Magazine in 2005, followed by Maker Faire in 2006, jumpstarted a worldwide Maker Movement, which is transforming innovation, culture and education. Located in Sebastopol, CA, Maker Media is the publisher of MAKE Magazine and the producer of Maker Faire. It also develops “getting started” kits and books that are sold in its Maker Shed store as well as in retail channels.