Software, Gaming and Robotics.

My, what a flurry of excitement it’s been over here at Mechakana Systems and Cafe Bot (really, we’re almost the same thing these days). New Game Just over a week ago – on January 3rd – the 2015 FIRST Robotics Competition challenge was announced: Recycle Rush! In brief, the goal of the game this year […]

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2014 was an excellent year, if not fraught with a wide assortment of challenges:  I made something on the order of five different robots, became a world champion and even wrote a book.  For a change, I thought it might be fun to make a post summarizing 2014, so without further ado…let’s go! ;D Ringing […]

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Hello, my dear readers! After an extraneously long Coffeemecha hiatus, I have once again returned in an effort to complete this wonderful mobile coffeemaker. Some Minor Changes Picking up where we left off in my last post, I’ve finished all the wiring and (most of) the hardware work on the Coffeemecha.  Like any robot, some […]

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Hello my loyal followers (assuming, hopefully, that I still have some after my several-month hiatus)! For the past five or so months, I’ve been busy writing a book (which I briefly mentioned in a previous post) titled Mastering Leap Motion, which I was asked to write by Packt Publishing.  This book covers a wide array […]

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In between studying and writing, I’ve begun working on a new robot affectionately named the Coffeemecha.  This cute little guy, adapted from what I think is the best coffee machine to have graced this planet thus far (the now discontinued red Starbucks Barista), is equipped with a robust control system, a cute pair of treads […]

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