Homemade Portable 8-Bit Computing
The Engineering Life - Around the Web 1/31/2014 2 comments
Missing the fun of programming a TI-84, but wanting something with a few more features, Jack set out to make something new.
Raspberry Pi Drives Lego Car
The Engineering Life - Around the Web 1/24/2014 2 comments
Lego and engineering crash together to create an amazingly fun toy yet again. This time, there's a Raspberry Pi in the mix.
6 Giant Spider Bots You Can Ride
The Engineering Life - Around the Web 1/23/2014 8 comments
One person's nightmare is another's wildest dream. If the thought of giant steel spiders piloted by peculiar individuals sounds good to you, check out these six eight-legged examples.
PegLeg, My First Robot
The Engineering Life - Around the Web 1/23/2014 3 comments
Jeremy learned a lot building PegLeg, and he ended up with a pretty neat robot in the end, too!
DIY Lego Upgrade to 2.4 GHZ
The Engineering Life - Around the Web 1/9/2014 7 comments
Lego makes an incredible building system but its controls fall short if you want to make radio-controlled cars. Brian shows us a fairly simple upgrade that makes a huge difference.
Contextual Electronics: Learning Electronics Online
The Engineering Life - Around the Web 1/7/2014 5 comments
Contextual Electronics takes a new tack to teaching electronics online, where resources surprisingly lack diversity. It improves the situation with online courses and individual help, and it teaches you how to spec your own parts.