This is the November 2013 issue of Robots and Androids!
(Sorry about the late update, but the Riverside Robot Expo wore me to a frazzle!)
The Fall is finally here in the Southwest! My garage is down to 80 degrees and I'm EXHAUSTED from the RIVERSIDE ROBOT EXPO 2013!!!
(and robots are being designed and built all across the world!)
Yes, it was a GREAT EXPO! The Robotics Society of Southern California made FANTASTIC contributions to
it both in unbelievable prizes such as a BoeBot kit, as well as bringing MANY, MANY robots and the ROBOT SMACKDOWN to our humble robot expo. (And we can't thank Servo Mag for lending us tables and for providing prizes and free magazines to give away!)
Our expo included;
1. The first time LIVE BOT to BOT Robot BATTLES TO THE DEATH!
AND a 3D PRINTED InMoov Robot
AND a Steampunk R2D2
AND a regular R2D2
AND a Lost in Space Robot
And lots more!
This is the October 2013 issue of Robots and Androids!
The HOT, HUMID, SUMMER of 2013 is MOSTLY over in the Southwest! My garage is down to 90 degrees and I'm in full gear for the RIVERSIDE ROBOT EXPO 2013!!!
(and robots are being designed and built all across the world!)
Yes, it's just a few short weeks until the Riverside Robot Expo! This year we will be having for the first time LIVE BOT to BOT Robot BATTLES TO THE DEATH!
AND a 3D PRINTED InMoov Robot
AND a Steampunk R2D2
AND SO MUCH, MUCH MORE!
SEE YOU THERE!!!
(No, not Battlebots, or Robot Wars. Those names are copyrighted.)
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