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Robotics for You and Me

Element14 Raises the Robot Bar

You scream, I scream, we all scream for…ROBOTS! In this week’s Fish Fry, we take a closer look at the GertBOT, a new robotics add-on board for Raspberry Pi recently released by Element 14. I’ve got Sagar Jethani with me to tell you about the powerful capabilities of this new expansion board. Sagar and I also explore the correlation between guitar playing and engineering, and why Eddie Van Halen is called “the Edison of guitar players.” Then, in keeping with our spirit of innovation and musical invention, I explore a new Etsy product that hopes to usher in a new generation of mixtapes.

 

 

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Links for April 17, 2015

More information about the GertBOT Robotics Board

Eddie Van Halen Smithsonian talk (full Interview)

More information about the USB-MixTape

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