Author Archives: Llewelyn Fernandes

Innovative Engineering

In this week’s Introduction to Robotics courses, we had quite a mix of students, coming from engineering and architecture backgrounds, as well as the usual mix of GCSE and A-Level students.  This made for some innovate designs (particularly from the … Continue reading

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A variety of electronics projects

Today we completed our first ever Introduction to Electronics and Programming course.  Using Raspberry Pi computers programmed using Python, over just 2 days students built: A digital-to-analogue “one-hand-mulitple-LEDs” clock using a stepper motor to control the hand. A 3-way parent … Continue reading

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Half-term Robots

Six young students aged 11 to 15 came for a week of robot-building.  Here are a couple of videos.

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This Weekend’s Main Event

A royal wedding and FA cup final were not enough to put off our latest roboteers.  Thanushree, Nicola, Xavier and Vivienne crafted some curvy masterpieces, adding lights and gold paint to show off enough bling to rival Miss Markle’s jewellery.  … Continue reading

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Richmond Robotics Workshop

Saturday saw a trip down to Richmond Library for a robotic workshop, which I ran with Avye.  The hot weather did not stop a room full of kids turning up to build and program their Raspberry Pi robots. Take a … Continue reading

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CoderDojo Coolest Projects

I had a great day out at the CoderDojo Coolest Projects event in London this weekend.  The event showcased the amazing, crazy, weird and wonderful projects created by attendees of the various CoderDojo coding clubs in the UK.  Best of … Continue reading

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March Robots: Technical Challenges are No Obstacle!

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This month’s robot builders were Leo and dad, Ben, and Raphael.  When you start out in software development and robotics you need to be prepared for challenges.  This weekend we had our fair share!  Power problems, WiFi problems and remote … Continue reading

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