HOW TO – Build micro-bots

HOW TO – Build micro-bots

This Instructable details a number of tiny robots (e.g. a cubic inch sumo and a pager-bot that fits on a quarter) built by the author. If nothing else, it’ll give you an idea for just how difficult it is to build autonomous, programmable robots on this scale.

Building Small Robots: Making One Cubic Inch Micro-Sumo Robots and Smaller

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Gareth Branwyn is a freelance writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of over a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture. He is currently a contributor to Boing Boing, Wink Books, and Wink Fun. His free weekly-ish maker tips newsletter can be found at

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