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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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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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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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So it’s been pretty busy around here lately!  I haven’t made a post in…a while.  Allow me to update all of you on what I’ve been up to these past few months!  Click “read more” for all the details. :D

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Just yesterday, after a long season (nine months) of hard work and many missed blog posts, the FIRST Tech Challenge (FTC) World Championship tournament in St. Louis, Missouri concluded.  My team, #4982 Cafe Bot (one of only two two-person teams competing), finished with a final ranking of 22 out of the 64 teams in our […]

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