May 1998

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Pictures from the April 1998 meeting

Motors 2 - Stepper Motors

 

Review: Robot, Androids and Animations

A Beginner's Experience: BotBoard Microcontroller

Wall Following Algorithms using Genetic Programming

Scheduled Events Here is a list of upcoming events and tech sessions
May 16th, 1998 Our regular monthly meeting.
May 16th, 1998 1998 Northwest Robot Sumo Tournament. Renton Technical College (3000 NE 4th St.) in room J-314 starting at 1:00 PM (after the SRS meeting). Should be a fantastic show!

Quick Notes Interesting bits of news and trivia
Authors Needed! The Encoder is actively seeking authors to help write the Encoder. The key to growing in this hobby is communicating your experiences to others. The Seattle Robotics Society Encoder is one of the premier resources for amateur robotics on the Internet. Each issue is read by thousands of people around the world. Please consider sharing ideas with us. Check out The Encoder Writers Guide for information about how you can help spread the excitement!

Hot Links Here are this months list of interesting links. If you find a cool one, send it to us and we will add it to the list of Hot Links. This list will change each month.
Standard Technologies of the Seattle Robotics Society Just getting started? You might like to check out this link that documents some of the standard technologies that the Seattle Robotics Society suggests for those just starting out. This article explains a lot of different aspects about building a robot. Have a look!
http://www.members.aol.com/DPerry6071/PERRYDESIGNS.html More cool stuff
http://www.hooked.net/~jfong
Some pretty cool robotics stuff that I hadn't seen before. Nicely done.
www.robotstore.com/sfrsa San Francisco Robotics Society of America is a great robotics group in the San Francisco area.
http://www.boondog.com/ Boondog has a number of great tutorials and some products for sale. Well worth the visit.

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