Monthly Archive: June 2016

Jun 30

Sirius 1.2 – Same FLL Robot, More Obtainable Parts

Announcing the release of Sirius 1.2, a modified FLL robot on the Downloads page of my website (builderdude35.com). This robot is a slightly altered version of my original FLL robot, Sirius. This version has been modified to use more obtainable motorcycle wheels and NXT motors. My Patreon supporter(s) for more than $5 for the month …

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Jun 13

LEGO Learning Symposium 2016 – Q + A with Builderdude35

Here is my interview with Ethan Danahy from Tufts University. From June 6 to 7 2016, Tufts University hosted the LEGO Learning Symposium, an event where teachers from all around the world came to learn about teaching through LEGO MINDSTORMS. I was privileged to be able to present to this audience in the form of …

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Jun 13

Make Something Building Challenge!

Check out the latest building contest brought to you by LEGO MINDSTORMS! Submit your creation for a chance to win a MINDSTORMS set or a trip to LEGOWORLD in Copenhagen!. Act fast though, because the deadline is this August! For more information, check out the post on the LEGO website here: http://www.lego.com/en-us/rebrick/contest-page/contests/makesomething Best of luck …

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Jun 10

Programming a Robot – an Introductory Tutorial

By now, I’m sure you have looked at all of the cool robotics-related content on my website, and you are inspired and want to start programming your own robots right now! If you’re totally new to programming, you may be wondering, “how do I get to the level of programming in the Timmyton or Plethora …

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