Older blog entries for simonthehappy (starting at number 6)

I recently found out about http://www.hvwtech.com. It has great microcontrollers (such as the OOPIC and Basic Stamp), and mny other accessories. I hope to get the OOPIC II, if anyone has used it, please let me know if it's any good (you can e-mail me at sleepaholic88@hotmail.com or talk to me through AIM, my SN is sleepaholic88). Thanks.

8 Mar 2002 (updated 8 Mar 2002 at 20:48 UTC) »

A foolproof method for sculpting an elephant: first, get a huge block of marble, then you chip away everything that doesn't look like an elephant.
Whoever coined the phrase "Quiet as a mouse" has never stepped on one.
Hehe, just found these rather amusing.

11 Feb 2002 (updated 11 Feb 2002 at 21:53 UTC) »

It is taking me pretty long time to complete the writer robot. Sorry for the delay. for some information about what it is now, go to http://www.geocities.com/simonthehappy/robotics/writer .robot. html. Have fun.

23 Dec 2001 (updated 11 Feb 2002 at 21:49 UTC) »

I recently recived the Cybug Scarab, along with nitinol wires and the Muscle Wires Project Book (ordered from the Robot Store). The scarab is a lttle screwed up, i hope to get it fixed soon.

18 Dec 2001 (updated 19 Dec 2001 at 21:56 UTC) »

I want to make a "real" (non-lego mindstorms) robot, but i don't no where to start. can anyone give me plans for a VERY (seriously) easy robot brain/"brawn"? Especially looking for plans for an easy base/platform. E-mail me. thanks!

13 Dec 2001 (updated 19 Dec 2001 at 21:56 UTC) »

Need more ideas for lego mindstorms robots! Your input is needed! E-Mail me. Thanx.

10 Dec 2001 (updated 18 Dec 2001 at 21:45 UTC) »

Hello Everybody, I am making an "author-robot." Although it wont actually make stories up, it will write things out that i tell it to (i hope).

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