1. First Use: Weistek 3D Printer
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    First Use: Weistek 3D Printer

    Before this week I had two impressions of 3D printers. You have the huge, expensive machines that take days to print and cost more than I'd earn in a year. Then you have the other printers that, whilst affordable, print fuzzy and poor quality items. When I was tasked with using a cheap 3D printer I assumed it would be the latter, and I'd be lucky to make out feet from faces. It would turn out that this assumption couldn't have been further from the truth. Continue reading →
  2. A Lego Adventure
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    A Lego Adventure

    "So I hear you have experience with LEGO." This sentence marks the day where I realised I had reached my peak of happiness. I had spent every moment of my childhood building and constructing LEGO, so when I was handed a huge box of not only robotics, but LEGO robotics, I was overjoyed. Continue reading →
  3. Juke Bots - More Robot Triage
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    Juke Bots - More Robot Triage

    My second task during work experience was to get two cute Wall·E like bots up and running. The plan was to have them whizzing around whilst blaring out music. These bots seemed relatively cute and simple compared to the behemoth of the hexapod, so I began trying to fix them. Continue reading →
  4. Primary Schools Embrace Robots
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    Primary Schools Embrace Robots

    The schools outreach team at Active Robots has had an extremely busy few months and have been out in a huge number of primary and secondary schools conducting robotics workshops. Continue reading →

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