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Christmas Light Show Automation

Are you going to decorate for Christmas? Never! I moved into our house in June 2015 with my wife and baby twin girls. My agent mentioned during close that "the agent (selling) said this is a crazy Christmas light street...

Fun Automating Virtual Factories (Video, TAS G1)

In this week's episode of The Automation Show, we take a look at "Automation In Gaming" by learning how to automate a virtual factory in the game Factorio: NOTE: You can purchase Factorio and support a charitable cause for free...

Robots Defeat Humans on Foosball Playing Field

Robotics is a field of study which is experiencing constant progress. People are wondering how they can improve or make a groundbreaking discovery in robotics. That is why they are developing absolutely everything they can, with robots involved. With...

This Week On The Automation Podcast

This week on The Automation Podcast Wednesday in episode 33 of The Automation Podcast I shared what I learned in my first year as a Lego League coach. Related: Read the companion article HERE Watch the Podcast below, or listen on iTunes, or...

What I learned in my first year coaching Lego League (P33)

Today I share ten lessons I learned in my first year coaching a Lego League team in episode 33 of The Automation Podcast. Related: Read the companion article HERE Watch the Podcast: [vimeo 365840967 w=750 h=420] Listen to the Podcast:

What I learned in my first year as a Lego League coach

The 2105-2016 Lego League season is now over in Berkshire County. And as it was my first year as a coach, I thought I would share the lessons I learned in today's article: NEW: Check out the video version of the article here: http://www.theautomationblog.com/episode-33/ 1)...

Homemade six servo robot solves Rubik's cube in 1 second

I thought this was so cool that I had to step away from the recording my PanelView Plus training course for just a moment to share it with you. In the below video, Jay Flatland and his friend Paul Rose demonstrate...

What is First Lego League?

Recently I was approached to coach a local school's First Lego League (FLL) team. Never having been involved with FFL before, aside from attending a single competition as a spectator, I wasn't quite sure what I was getting myself into. Researching...