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Bill Olson

Bill Olson

Just another cybergeek from the San Francisco Bay Area trying to keep up with the fast moving, free flowing nature of our ever changing digital age.

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BEAM robot building techniques allow you to build fun and simple little robots with lots of room for stylizing. BEAM vibrobots use pager motors to move. We’ll use what’s known as a "solar engine" (Type 1 "FLED" variety), store bought or scavanged pager motors, and some paperclips. Let the build... Read more »

BEAM robot building techniques allow you to build fun and simple little robots with lots of room for stylizing. BEAM robots can move anywhere from a fraction of an inch to a couple of feet, depending on how big their capacitors are. You can also use batteries. For these two... Read more »

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