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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

Kids got to try their hands at jewelry making at the Piscataway Public Library.

Organizers of the inaugural New Jersey Makers Day say the numbers are still coming in, but they expect that they beat their original estimate of 5,000 attendees statewide. Over 350 people came to the Piscataway Public Library where I attended, and they seemed to be having a marvelous time. There... Read more »

NJ Makers Day Logo

Something new is growing in the Garden State. The first New Jersey Makers Day will be held on Saturday March 21st. It’s a statewide event that celebrates the maker movement, taking place in every county.”It’s a little different then a Maker Faire,” says FUBAR Labs member Paul Gentile. “They have... Read more »

Babs_0296-2

Over 15 feet high and more than 1,000 pounds, the robot is constructed of ¾-inch plywood sheathed in Masonite Read more »

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 »