Andrew Terranova

Andrew Terranova

Andrew Terranova is an electrical engineer, writer and an electronics and robotics hobbyist. He is an active member of the Let's Make Robots community, and handles public relations for the site. Andrew has created and curated robotics exhibits for the Children's Museum of Somerset County, NJ and taught robotics classes for the Kaleidoscope Learning Center in Blairstown, NJ and for a public primary school. Andrew is always looking for ways to engage makers and educators.

Latest from Andrew Terranova

Turn your robot starter kit into a jousting bot!

Turn a basic line-following robot into a jousting knight. Append a simple circuit to the chassis, add some personality to your bot, and let the games begin! Read more »

EZ-Robot's Revolution Six robot.

EZ-Robot has developed an impressive set of products. They lent me one of their robots to evaluate. Come check it out. Read more »

Charles Devaney uses aerial drone photography to map disaster areas and help direct aid where it is most needed.

Check out the winners of the Drone Social Innovation Award, and a few interesting runners-up. The Drone User Group Network established this prize to promote use of drones for the public good. Read more »

It's great to see the Life Size Mousetrap four months later on an opposite coast. I can track the path of the ball in my mind already.

Life Size Mousetrap have taken a childhood game and turned it into a sideshow spectacle that any carny would be proud to be a part of. An impressively giant Rube Goldberg machine, music, dancing, clowns and much good humor make this a show you don't want to miss. Read more »

Caipei and Hanfang Cao at Maker Faire NY 2013.

A phoenix, dragons, a flying Jesus with accompanying angels, and a flying wizard (not to be confused with Harry Potter) are among the menagerie of creations you may see this year at Maker Faire. It sounds a bit crazy and maybe it is, but I loved it last year and I'm... Read more »

Diet Coke and Mentos show at Maker Faire.

Making a Mentos and Diet Coke fountain is a pretty popular backyard activity. Few have taken it further that the guys who started it all. This is performance art. This is EepyBird. Read more »

First test of BOOM! by the staff at MOFAD. Cereal everywhere.

What the heck is a puffer gun? The story is pretty interesting, but I liked the movie better. Watch the video for yourself, or better yet come to World Maker Faire in NYC this September and visit BOOM! - an exhibition by the Museum of Food and Drink. Read more »

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