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Kathy Ceceri

Kathy Ceceri

Kathy's book Making Simple Robots will be published by MAKE later this year. She is also author of Robotics: Discover the Science and Technology of the Future, co-author of GeekMom, and's Homeschooling Expert. Her website is Crafts for Learning.

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If you’ve ever made your own Bristlebot, you can appreciate how pared down and elegant is the category of artificial life know as vibrating robots, or vibrobots. Well, it turns out that when it comes to vibrobots, the whole is greater than the sum of its parts. In 2011, researchers... Read more »

A self-assembling robot from researchers at Harvard and MIT.

I have a thing for low-tech robots, especially when they’re made from everyday stuff. The body of this new little robot bug from MIT and Harvard, described last week in the latest issue of Science, is made from a five-layer sandwich of copper traces, paper, and shape-memory polymer — the... Read more »


Lots of screen-based toys for kids aim at breaking that glassy-eyed stare (parents, you know the one I mean) and, if possible, encouraging them to interact with others. Ozobot achieves these aims with the help of a line-following robot that can read lines and colors as it literally drive around... Read more »


This is the year 3D printing came to Toy Fair in New York City Read more »


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